Scrub Typhus

  • Scrub Typhus is an acute illness
  • It is caused by a bacterium¬†Orintia¬†tsutsugamushi
  • This bacteria is transmitted by the bite of an infected mite larva present in the soil having scrub vegetation.
  • Symptoms are similar to any viral fever
  • Himachal is an endemic region as it has a large scrub vegetation.

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