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Table 3 Comparison of main clinical features in scrub typhus and spotted fever seropositive patients

From: Seroepidemiololgy of rickettsioses in Sri Lanka: a patient based study

Serological group Cohort Presence of rash Presence of eschar Headache Myalgia Arthralgia Localized lymphadenopathy Generalized lymphadenopathy Hepatomegaly Splenomegaly Conjunctival injections
   ST seropositives 1 36% 67% 88% 35% 36% 33% 02% 40% 23% 14%
  2 10% 55% 55% 39% 43% 20% 21% 23% 13% 00%
  3 33% 57% 39% 33% 22% 15% 14% 16% 10% 06%
   SFG seropositives 2 87% 04% 58% 68% 67% 21% 00% 09% 09% 16%
  3 97% 01% 37% 53% 71% 12% 00% 06% 00% 06%