J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Jun 1;11(6):PR01-PR03. Epub 2017 Jun 1.
Postgraduate, Department of Paediatrics, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Rickettsial diseases comprise a wide spectrum of diseases which are reported from different parts of India quiet long ago. Many cases of rickettsial diseases go undiagnos due to lack of diagnostic techniques and the reported incidence and prevalence may be an underestimation of the actual burden of the disease. A higher index of suspicion, clinical awareness and proper use of available diagnostic tools would increase the frequency of diagnosis. Read More