Volume 8, Number 6—June 2002
Geographic Association of Rickettsia felis-Infected Opossums with Human Murine Typhus, Texas
|Opossum serum samples||Serologic assays
|R. typhi||R. felis|
|IFAc||10/125 (8)||28/125 (22)|
a EIA, enzyme-linked immunoassay (Integrated Diagnostics, Inc., Baltimore, MD); N.D., not done; IFA, indirect immunofluorescence antibody assay.
c IFA with Ctenocephalides felis (FleaData R. felis-infected colony) midgut smears and R. typhi (Wilmington strain) as antigens at >1:128 titer.
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