Volume 99, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is a tick-borne viral disease with a high mortality rate. Infection can also occur through close contact with an infected patient. Scrub typhus is an acute febrile illness caused by , a bacterium transmitted to humans through chigger mite bites. South Korea is an endemic region of SFTS and scrub typhus. In this study, we confirmed that a patient was coinfected with SFTS virus and two (Boryong and Taguchi) genotypes of .


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  • Received : 30 Jan 2018
  • Accepted : 08 May 2018
  • Published online : 25 Jun 2018

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