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Volume 25, Number 4—April 2019

Clinical Manifestations and Molecular Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus and Murine Typhus, Vietnam, 2015–2017

Nguyen Vu Trung, Le Thi Hoi, Vu Minh Dien, Dang Thi Huong, Tran Mai Hoa, Vu Ngoc Lien, Phan Van Luan, Sonia Odette Lewycka, Marc Choisy, Juliet E. Bryant, Behzad Nadjm, H. Rogier van Doorn, Allen L. RichardsComments to Author , and Nguyen Van Kinh
Author affiliations: National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam (N.V. Trung, L.T. Hoi, V.M. Dien, D.T. Huong, T.M. Hoa, V.N. Lien, N.V. Kinh); Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi (N.V. Trung, L.T. Hoi, P.V. Luan, N.V. Kinh); Oxford University Clinical Research Unit and Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hanoi (S.O. Lewycka, M. Choisy, J.E. Bryant, B. Nadjm, H.R. van Doorn); University of Oxford, UK (S.O. Lewycka, B. Nadjm, H.R. van Doorn); Institute of Research for Development, Marseille, France (M. Choisy); Merieux Foundation, Lyon, France (J.E. Bryant); Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (A.L. Richards); Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (A.L. Richards)

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Table 1

Demographic characteristics for 302 patients enrolled in a study of rickettsial diseases, northern Vietnam, March 2015–March 2017*

Characteristic Value
Age, y, median (IQR), range
50 (36–60), 16–89
M 158 (52.3)
144 (47.7)
Admitted from community 97 (32.1)
Transferred from other hospital or clinic 205 (67.9)
Received antimicrobial drugs before admission 83 (27.5)
Residence in rural area 171 (56.6)
Farmer 127 (42.1)

*Values are no. (%) patients except as indicated. IQR, interquartile range.

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