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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

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Molecular Characterization of a Novel Rickettsia Species from Ixodes scapularis in Texas

Adrian N. Billings*, Glenna J. Teltow†, Scott C. Weaver*, and David H. Walker*
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Bureau of Laboratories, Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas, USA

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Figure 1

Photomicrograph of crushed midgut tissues of the fluorescent antibody-positive Ixodes scapularis specimen. Slides were incubated with fluorescein isothiocyanateconjugated rabbit antibodies to Rickettsia rickettsii and examined by fluorescent microscopy. Magnification 400X.

Figure 1. Photomicrograph of crushed midgut tissues of the fluorescent antibody-positive Ixodes scapularis specimen. Slides were incubated with fluorescein isothiocyanateconjugated rabbit antibodies to Rickettsia rickettsii and examined by fluorescent microscopy. Magnification 400X.

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