Volume 21, Number 10—October 2015
Human Infection with Ehrlichia muris–like Pathogen, United States, 2007–20131
|No tests performed||275||520||779||1,224||1,909||2,198||4,365||7,349||7,723||13,639|
|No. (%) EML positive
|*Numbers of patients with EML-positive samples do not include 5 EML-positive samples submitted from patients outside MN and WI (2009–2013) who likely acquired infection in MN and WI. EML, Ehrlichia muris–like; †First year that PCR assay was used for clinical testing.|
1Preliminary data from this study were presented at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science–Minnesota meeting, March 8, 2012, St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA; the Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Pathogens and Chemotherapy, September 9–12, 2012, San Francisco, California, USA; the Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Public Health Continuing Medical Education Conference, November 16, 2012, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; the Interscience Conference of Antimicrobial Pathogens and Chemotherapy, September 10–13, 2013, Washington, DC, USA; the Entomological Society of America annual meeting, November 10–13, 2013, Austin, Texas, USA; the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene annual meeting, November 13–17, 2013, Washington, DC, USA; the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, May 10–13, 2014, Barcelona, Spain; and the International Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man, August 10–12, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
2These authors contributed equally to this article.