Epidemiologic characteristics of scrub typhus on Jeju Island

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Lee, Sung Uk (2018)
  • Publisher: Korean Society of Epidemiology
  • Journal: Epidemiology and Health, volume 39 (issn: 2092-7193, eissn: 2092-7193)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4178/epih.e2017060r, doi: 10.4178/epih.e2017039, pmc: PMC5675983, pmc: PMC5847968
  • Subject: Rickettsia | Medicine | Scrub typhus | Original Article | R | Incidence | Authors Response | Republic of Korea
    mesheuropmc: bacteria | bacterial infections and mycoses | animal structures | integumentary system | animal diseases

OBJECTIVES Scrub typhus is the most common febrile disease in Korea during the autumn. Jeju Island is the largest island in South Korea and has a distinctive oceanic climate. This study aimed to identify epidemiologic characteristics of scrub typhus on Jeju Island. METH... View more
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