Scrub typhus

Floyd C. Knoop

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Scrub typhus, named because of its initial occurrence in areas of scrub vegetation, was first discovered in Japan in 1899, but it was not isolated until 1930. The disease occurs in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, India, Australia, Russia, Korea, the Pacific Islands, and Japan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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