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Volume 20, Number 10—October 2014

Rickettsia parkeri and Rickettsia montanensis, Kentucky and Tennessee, USA

Benedict B. PagacComments to Author , Melissa K. Miller, Meagan C. Mazzei, David H. Nielsen, Ju Jiang, and Allen L. Richards
Author affiliations: US Army Public Health Command Region North, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, USA (B.B. Pagac, M.K. Miller, M.C. Mazzei, D.H. Nielsen); Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (J. Jiang, A.L. Richards)

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Table 1

Quantitative PCR results for rickettsia in Amblyomma maculatum and Dermacentor variabilis ticks, Kentucky and Tennessee, USA, 2012

Location, tick species
No. (%) positive for Rickettsia parkeri
No. (%) positive for R. montanenesis
Fort Knox, Kentucky
A. maculatum 3 0 0
D. variabilis 44 0 2 (5)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Tennessee
A. maculatum 66 10 (15) 0
D. variabilis 148 0 6 (4)
Wendell Ford Regional Training Center, Kentucky
A. maculatum 36 5 (14) 0
D. variabilis 107 0 2 (2)
A. maculatum 105 15 (14) 0
D. variablilis 299 0 10 (3)

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