Tricky typhus ticks two: A report of two sisters from North India presenting with acute respiratory distress syndrome due to scrub typhus

R. Pai, R. Chaudhry, N. Gupta, P. B. Sryma, A. Biswas, A. B. Dey

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Abstract

Scrub typhus is emerging as an important cause of acute febrile illness in Northern India. This is a report of two sisters presenting concurrently with acute respiratory distress syndrome. A diagnosis of scrub typhus was made in both the patients, and they were successfully treated with doxycycline.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-246
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04-2016

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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