Imported scrub typhus in The Netherlands

Klaske Vliegenthart-Jongbloed, Mariana de Mendonça Melo, Lennert Slobbe, Matthias F C Beersma, Perry J J van Genderen

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Abstract

Two cases of travel-acquired scrub typhus imported in the Netherlands are described. The characteristic eschar was absent in both cases. One case acquired scrub typhus in non-rural surroundings in India, highlighting that scrub typhus must also be considered a (sub) urban zoonosis. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-199
Number of pages3
JournalTravel Medicine and Infectious Disease
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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