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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

Dispatch

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Colombia

Marylin Hidalgo*, Leonora Orejuela†, Patricia Fuya*, Pilar Carrillo‡, Jorge Hernandez§, Edgar Parra*, Colette Keng¶, Melissa Small¶, Juan P. Olano¶, Donald Bouyer¶, Elizabeth Castaneda*, David Walker¶, and Gustavo Valbuena†¶Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia; †School of Medicine at Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia; ‡Secretaria de Salud de Cundinamarca, Colombia; §Hospital Salazar, Villeta, Cundinamarca, Colombia; ¶University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA;

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Immunohistochemical analysis shows the presence of spotted fever group rickettsiae (brown) in vessels of brain of a patient with fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever (magnification ×400).

Figure. Immunohistochemical analysis shows the presence of spotted fever group rickettsiae (brown) in vessels of brain of a patient with fatal Rocky Mountain spotted fever (magnification ×400).

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