Molecular Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus: Sample and Timing Matter

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal.  Scrub typhus (ST) is an acute febrile illness caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi. Laboratory tests are needed to confirm the diagnosis when the characteristic eschar is absent. This study aimed to evaluate the performance of 47 kDa qPCR using clotted and EDTA-treated blood among patients with suspected ST Clotted […]