OPEN Emerging infectious diseases | 15 Jun 2013
M Zhang, ZT Zhao, XJ Wang, Z Li, L Ding, SJ Ding and HL Yang
We screened Orientia tsutsugamushi from 385 domestic rodents and 19 humans with scrub typhus in rural Tai'an District, Shandong Province, a new scrub typhus epidemic area in northern China. Sequence analysis identified 7 genotypes in the rodents, of which 2 were also identified in the humans.
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