Volume 93, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Murine typhus is a flea-borne febrile illness caused by . Although often accompanied by rash, an inoculation lesion has not been observed as it is with many tick- and mite-transmitted rickettsioses. We describe a patient with murine typhus and an unusual cutaneous manifestation at the site of rickettsial inoculation.


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  • Received : 21 May 2015
  • Accepted : 29 Jul 2015
  • Published online : 09 Dec 2015

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