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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 3

Prominent differences between HGA in the United States and SFTSV infection in Asia*

Clinical sign More common with SFTSV infection More common with HGA
Bleeding Yes No
Death Yes No
Gastrointestinal symptoms Yes No
Headache No Yes
Leukopenia and lower leukocyte counts Yes No
Lymphadenopathy Yes No
Person-to-person transmission† Yes No
Proteinuria Yes No
Relative bradycardia† Yes No
Thrombocytopenia and lower platelet counts Yes No

*HGA, human granulocytic anaplasmosis; SFTSV, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus. Blank cells indicate not more common.
†Never reported in the United States.

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