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Volume 12, Number 7—July 2006

Orientia tsutsugamushi in Eschars from Scrub Typhus Patients

Yun-Xi Liu*, Wu-Chun Cao*Comments to Author , Yuan Gao†, Jing-Lan Zhang†, Zhan-Qing Yang†, Zhong-Tang Zhao‡, and Janet Foley§
Author affiliations: *Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China; †Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Jinan, Jinan, People's Republic of China; ‡Shandong University, Jinan, People's Republic of China; §University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA

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Figure. The locations of typical eschars in 2 representative patients with scrub typhus. A) An eschar on the neck of a patient (03PE1). B) An eschar on the waist of a patient (04PE5).

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