J-GLOBAL ID:200904029981886035  Research Project code:9800031947 Update date:Feb. 29, 2000

Epidemiological study on erythematous fever, rickettsiosis and tsutugamishi disease in Kochi Prefecture

Study period:1994 - 1999
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (3):
Research overview:
From 1994 to 1995, investigation on rickettsial antibody was performed for the residents of Kochi Prefecture and actual condition of rickettsial infection was grasped. From now on, direct investigation of mites in the fields and mountains and isolation of rickettsia are planned. Moreover, collection of mites from field mice and the other animals is also planned.
Keywords (7):
Koti ,  scrub ,  Rickettsia ,  bacterial ,  Trombiculidae ,  epidemiology ,  Acarina
Research program: Ordinary Research
Research budget: 1997: \300,000

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