Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Cluster of Sylvatic Epidemic Typhus Cases Associated with Flying Squirrels, 2004–2006
|Squirrel (ID)||Site trapped||IgG titer† to Rickettsia prowazekii||PCR result (specimen)|
|1 (P19)||Tent||512||– (blood)|
|2 (A59)||FS-1||32||– (blood)|
|3 (A60)||FS-1||<16||– (heart, blood)|
|4 (P1)||Tent||64||+ (heart)|
|5 (P28)||Tent||32||– (blood)|
|6 (A41)||FS-1||128||– (blood)|
|7 (A53)||FS-1||<16||– (blood)|
|8 (C4)||Cabin A||<16||– (blood)|
|9 (A43)||Cabin B||<16||+ (heart)|
|10 (A26)||FS-1||1,024||+ (blood)|
|11 (A56)||FS-1||<16||– (blood)|
|12 (A60h)||FS-1||<16||+ (blood)|
|13 (H12)||FS-2||64||+ (blood)|
|14 (C52)||Cabin A||128||– (blood)|
*Ig, immunoglobulin; ID, identification number; FS, field site.
†Heavy plus light chain.
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