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Volume 22, Number 10—October 2016

Accuracy of Diagnosis of Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis in China

Gary P. WormserComments to Author 
Author affiliation: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA

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Table 2

Frequency of certain clinical and laboratory features of HGA versus SFTSV infection in China*

Characteristic HGA, no. (%) patients† SFTSV, no. (%) patients‡ p value§
Headache 2 (22) 10 (12) 0.3434
Diarrhea 7 (78) 34 (42) 0.0737
Leukopenia, <4,500 cells/mm3 9 (100) 64/74 (86) 0.5910
Thrombocytopenia, <150,000 platelets/mm3 9 (100) 69/73 (95) 1.0000

*HGA, human granulocytic anaplasmosis; SFTSV, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus.
†Initial case series, n = 9.
‡Initial case series, n = 81.
§By Fisher exact test.

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