Trombicula akamushi

the kedani mite, whose larvae (chiggers) transmit Orientia tsutsugamushi and are the chief vector for scrub typhus in Japan. Called also Microtrombidium akamushi.

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  • Trombicula — The chigger mite, a genus of mites (family Trombiculidae) whose larvae (chiggers, red bugs) include pests of humans and other animals, and vectors of rickettsial diseases. T. akamushi SYN: Leptotrombidium akamushi. T. alfreddugesi a mite species… …   Medical dictionary

  • Microtrombidium akamushi — Mi·cro·trom·bid·i·um aka·mu·shi (mi″kro trom bidґe əm ah″kah mooґshe) Trombicula akamushi …   Medical dictionary

  • kedani mite — Trombicula akamushi …   Medical dictionary

  • АКАМУШИ — АКАМУШИ, Akamushi (синонимы: японская береговая лихорадка, цуцугамуши, кедани), лихорадочное заболевание, передающееся через укусы личинок клеща Trombicula akamushi, к рый, в свою очередь, заражается от мелких грызунов. Болезнь эта была впервые… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Тромбидиаз — Trombiculosis Поражение ноги при тромбидиазе МКБ 10 …   Википедия

  • Leptotrombidium — An important genus of trombiculid mites, formerly considered a subgenus of the genus Trombicula, which includes all of the vectors of scrub typhus (tsutsugamushi disease). Members of L. that serve as vectors of scrub typhus are within the L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • СЫПНОЙ — ТИТ) Рисунок 6. рГ ал Мурманская /асср^ ■/ о 1 V^ Л . ■ Архангельская ■ " / / . . . . J. V* ■/7. . 0 УхЬ пЛ J^T^?. 1/ ////CtJC»b. Двинская УВологодснаяЛ Л Уральская у Область^ ^Череповецкая^ ^Костромская… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • τσουτσουγκαμούσι — το, Ν άκλ. ιατρ. εμπύρετο λοιμώδες νόσημα, εξανθηματικός πυρετός, που οφείλεται στη Rickettsia tsutsugamushi και μεταδίδεται με το τσίμπημα τών ακάρεων Trombicula akamushi και Trombicula delhiensis. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < ιαπ. tsutsugamushi «επικίνδυνο… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • scrub typhus — Pathol. an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Japan and the East Indies, caused by the organism Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, transmitted by mites through biting. Also called Japanese river fever, tsutsugamushi disease. [1925 30] * * * also… …   Universalium

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