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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007


Three Rickettsioses, Darnley Island, Australia

Nathan B. Unsworth*, John Stenos*Comments to Author , Antony G. Faa†, and Stephen R. Graves*
Author affiliations: *The Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia; †Warwick Hospital, Southern Downs Health Services District, Warwick, Queensland, Australia;

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Rickettsial detection, Darnley Island, Australia, 2003–2004

PatientSerum sample no. 1
Serum sample no. 2
Orientia tsutsugamushi
Rickettsia australis
Days after disease onsetSFG titer*STG
titer†Days after disease onsetSFG titer*STG

*SFG, spotted fever group; antigens were R. honei, R. australis, R. akari, R. conorii, R. siberica, and R. rickettsii.
†STG, scrub typus group; antigens were the O. tsutsugamushi strains Gilliam and Kato.

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