Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997
Japanese Spotted Fever: Report of 31 Cases and Review of the Literature
|No. positive/no. examined
|Dermacentor taiwanensis||3/5a, 1/1b||-||-|
|Haemaphysalis longicornis||-||1/1a, 6/9e,||-|
aHemolymph test by immunoperoxidase stain using R. japonica-specific monoclonal antibody (22).
cPolymerase chain reaction (PCR) using the primers designed for amplifying the genomic DNA from only R. japonica (25).
dPCR method same as the above (24). Number was not shown.
eHemolymph test by immunoflurescein stain using R. japonica-specific monoclonal antibody (23).
fRestriction fragment length polymorphism of PCR product (23).
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