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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Dispatch

Human Spotted Fever Rickettsial Infections

George B. Schoeler*1, Cecilia Morón†, Allen L. Richards‡, Patrick J. Blair§, and James G. Olson§Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *U.S. Navy Disease Vector Ecology and Control Center, Silverdale, Washington, USA; †Ministry of Health, Lima, Peru; ‡U.S. Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA; and; §U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru

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Table 2

Spotted fever frequency by age and sex

Age (y) Male patients
Female patients
No. positive No. tested % positive No. positive No. tested % positive
5–10 2 21 11 3 14 21
11–15 2 16 14 3 12 25
16–20 2 17 13 3 10 30
21–30 1 17 6 7 23 30
>30 2 19 12 4 15 27
Total 9 90 10 20 74 27

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1Former affiliation: U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru

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