We describe a 43 year old lady who presented with features of acute abdomen and jaundice. During the course of her illness, her clinical status worsened until serology confirmed antibodies to Orientiatsutsugamushi. A diagnosis of Scrub typhus was reached and doxycycline was initiated which led to an uneventful recovery. In endemic areas, patients presenting with acute abdomen must be scrutinized to have scrub typhus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)586-589
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology


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