Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 4, Number 4—December 1998

Dispatch

Murine Typhus in Travelers Returning from Indonesia

Philippe Parola*, Dirk Vogelaers†, Chantal Roure‡, François Janbon§, and Didier Raoult*
Author affiliations: *Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France; †Universitair Ziekenhuis, Gent, Belgium; ‡Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France; and §Hôpital Guy de Chauliac, Montpellier, France

Main Article

Table

Immunofluorescence testing for antibodies to Rickettsia typhi (Wilmington), R. prowazekii (Breinl), R. conorii (Moroccan), and Orientia tsutsugamushi (Kato, Gilliam, Karp, Kawazaki) in febrile patients returning from Indonesia

Titer (IgG/IgM)
Antigens R. typhi R. prowazekii R. conorii O.tsutsugamushi
Patient 1
Acute serum 512/256 128/128 <16/128 <16/<16
Convalescent serum 512/64 128/32 <16/<16 <16/<16
Patient 2
Acute serum 256/512 128/512 <16/128 <16/<16
Convalescent serum 256/512 <16/<16 <16/64 <16/<16
Patient 3
Acute serum 512/1024 256/2048 <16/64 <16/<16
Convalescent serum 1024/1024 512/1024 <16/32 <16/<16

Main Article

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO