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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

Dispatch

Novel Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis, Brazil

Mariana G. Spolidorio, Marcelo B. LabrunaComments to Author , Elenice Mantovani, Paulo E. Brandão, Leonardo J. Richtzenhain, and Natalino H. Yoshinari
Author affiliations: University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Rickettsia spp. serologic titers by immunofluorescent antibody assay for a Brazilian patient in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, 2009*

Antigen Titers
May 19
May 22
Jun 4
IgM IgG IgM IgG IgM IgG
Rickettsia rickettsii 64 64 128 256 512 512
R. parkeri <64 <64 256 256 1,024 512
R. felis <64 <64 <64 128 <64 128
R. amblyommii <64 <64 128 <64 512 512
R. rhipicephali <64 64 128 256 512 512
R. bellii 64 <64 256 128 512 512

*Ig, immunoglobulin.

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