Scrub typhus though prevalent is under-reported in our country. It should be considered as an important differential diagnosis in a febrile patient with thrombocytopenia, deranged liver or renal functions, and B/L chest opacities. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment is rewarding and prevents morbidity and mortality.
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