ABRAHAM A. DUMANIS; BENJAMIN A. SCHANTZ; EMANUEL H. NICKMAN
The facility and speed of air evacuation may result in the return of personnel who are in the incubation stages of tropical diseases. Medical officers, public health physicians and civilian practitioners in general are becoming increasingly conscious of the presence of protozoan and helminthic diseases among travelers who have returned to the temperate zone. This case calls attention to the need for the consideration of the scrub typhus group of rickettsial diseases in the fevers of troops who have recently returned from endemic areas.
The patient was a 32 year old pathologist who had served 25 months in
DUMANIS AA, SCHANTZ BA, NICKMAN EH. A FATAL CASE OF SCRUB TYPHUS INTRODUCED INTO THE UNITED STATES1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:137–142. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-1-137
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(1):137-142.
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