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Scrub typhus: Emerging cause of multiorgan dysfunction

Narendra Rungta

Citation Information : Rungta N. Scrub typhus: Emerging cause of multiorgan dysfunction. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014; 18 (8):489-491.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.138137

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2007

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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