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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

Research

Humans Infected with Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia miyamotoi, Russia

Alexander E. Platonov, Ludmila S. Karan, Nadezhda M. Kolyasnikova, Natalya A. Makhneva, Marina G. Toporkova, Victor V. Maleev, Durland Fish, and Peter J. KrauseComments to Author 

Author affiliations: Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia (A.E. Platonov, L.S. Karan, N.M. Kolyasnikova, V.V. Maleev); Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 33, Yekaterinburg, Russia (N.A. Makhneva, M.G. Toporkova); Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (D. Fish, P.J. Krause)

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Figure 2

Examples of relapsing fever episodes in 2 patients with Borrelia miyamotoi infection. Arrows indicate the timing of tick bite, hospital admission, PCR testing, anti-borreliae immunoglobulin (Ig) M testing, and initiation of antimicrobial drug therapy.

Figure 2. Examples of relapsing fever episodes in 2 patients with Borrelia miyamotoi infection. Arrows indicate the timing of tick bite, hospital admission, PCR testing, anti-borreliae immunoglobulin (Ig) M testing, and initiation of antimicrobial drug therapy.

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