Risk factors for acquiring scrub typhus among children in deoria and Gorakhpur Districts, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2017

Scrub Typhus Risk Factor Study Group

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Abstract

Scrub typhus is associated with outbreaks of acute encephalitis syndrome in Uttar Pradesh, India. A case-control study indicated that children residing, playing, or visiting fields; living with firewood stored indoors; handling cattle fodder; and practicing open defecation were at increased risk for scrub typhus. Communication messages should focus on changing these behaviors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2364-2367
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume24
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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