Another term for scrub typhus.
- This is the first finding that L. scutellare is the second vector species of tsutsugamushi disease in Korea.
- In the reports on tsutsugamushi disease cases, male and female cases are almost equal in number.
- The tsutsugamushi disease is contracted by high temperature, exanthema and adenopathy following the cold-like symptoms.
Early 20th century: tsutsugamushi, from the Japanese name of the mite that transmits the disease.
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Syllabification: tsu·tsu·ga·mu·shi dis·ease
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