Volume 72, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Thai patients with scrub typhus caused by the intracellular pathogen displayed elevated plasma concentrations of granzymes A and B, interferon-γ (IFN)-γ–inducible protein 10, and monokine induced by IFN-γ. These data suggest that activation of cytotoxic lymphocytes is part of the early host response to scrub typhus.


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  • Received : 26 Aug 2004
  • Accepted : 03 Oct 2004

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