Orientia tsutsugamushi

Orientia tsutsugamushi

the only member of its genus, this species is the causative agent of scrub typhus, transmitted by mites; formerly called Rickettsia tsutsugamushi.
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Or·i·en·ti·a tsu·tsu·ga·mu·shi

(ōr-ē-en'shē-ă tsū-tsū-gă-mū'shē)
A bacterial species that causes tsutsugamushi disease and scrub typhus; transmitted by trombiculid mites; formerly known as Rickettsia tsutsugamushi.
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A review of scrub typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi and related organisms): then, now, and tomorrow.
(1) The disease is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, an obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacterium, and is transmitted by infected chigger larva.
The specific species gene 56-kDa was used for the confirmation of diagnosis of Orientia tsutsugamushi infections.
Scrub typhus is an acute febrile illness caused by the organism Orientia tsutsugamushi an obligate intracellular gram-negative coccobacillus.
Isolation and characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi from rodents captured following a scrub typhus outbreak at a military training base, Bothong district, Chonburi province, central Thailand.
Rickettsia conorii ve Rickettsia africae'ye bagli Akdeniz benekli atesi ile Orientia tsutsugamushi'ye bagli calilik atesi en sik saptanan seyahat iliskili riketsiyozlardir.
According to the company, the DPP Fever Panel Assay will include a quality control and nine tests aimed at parasitic, viral and bacterial pathogens commonly responsible for fever symptoms in the Asia Pacific region, including malaria (four Plasmodium species, using pLDH and HRP2), dengue virus, Zika virus, chikungunya virus, leptospirosis, Rickettsia typhi, Burkholderia pseudomallei, and Orientia tsutsugamushi.
Orientia tsutsugamushi, the etiologic agent of scrub typhus, is also a common cause of acute febrile illness of unclear origin in Asia [1].
Scrub typhus, caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is an acute, febrile, infectious illness.
KEY WORDS: Scrub typhus, Orientia tsutsugamushi, Hepatitis, Computed tomography.
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a small gram negative coccobacillus, which is an obligate intracellular parasite.
Kim, "Induction of the gene encoding macrophage chemoattractant protein 1 by Orientia tsutsugamushi in human endothelial cells involves activation of transcription factor activator protein 1," Infection and Immunity, vol.