Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006
Scrub Typhus in Himalayas
|Clinical feature*||Men (n = 13)||Women (n = 8)||Total (%)|
|Chills and rigor||10||5||15 (71.4)|
|Altered sensorium||2||3||5 (23.8)|
|Congested eyes||5||2||7 (33.3)|
|Abdominal pain||2||4||6 (28.5)|
|Abnormal bleeding||1||2||3 (14.2)|
|Meningeal signs||1||1||2 (9.5)|
|Elevated transaminase levels||7||7||14 (66.7)|
|Renal dysfunction||8||6||14 (66.7)|
|CSF abnormalities†||1||2||3 (14.3)|
|Acute RDS||1||1||2 (9.5)|
*CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; RDS, respiratory distress syndrome.
†Elevated protein level and increased lymphocyte count.
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