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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Meningitis, New York, NY, USA, 2009

Deborah S. AsnisComments to Author , Owen Muana, Do Gyun Kim, Minerva Garcia, Pierre E. Rollin, and Sally Slavinski
Author affiliations: Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, New York, New York, USA (D.S. Asnis, O. Muana, D.G. Kim, M. Garcia); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (P.E. Rollin); New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Communicable Disease, New York (S. Slavinski)

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CSF and serum LCM virus ELISA titers for specimens obtained from a male patient, New York, NY, USA, 2009*

Hospitalization day Specimen type LCM IgM ELISA LCM IgG ELISA
1 CSF 1,280 QNS
7 Serum 6,400 100
15 Serum 6,400 400

*CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; LCM, lymphocytic choriomeningitis; Ig, immunoglobulin; QNS, quantity not sufficient. Titers <100 in serum and <25 in CSF are considered negative.

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