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Volume 23, Number 8—August 2017
Research Letter

California Serogroup Virus Infection Associated with Encephalitis and Cognitive Decline, Canada, 2015

Duncan WebsterComments to Author , Kristina Dimitrova, Kimberly Holloway, Kai Makowski, David Safronetz, and Michael Drebot
Author affiliations: Dalhousie University, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (D. Webster); Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (K. Dimitrova, K. Holloway, K. Makowski, D. Safronetz, M.A. Drebot)

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Serologic test results for a patient with California serogroup virus infection associated with encephalitis and cognitive decline, Canada, 2015*

Virus July 31 August 10 August 21
Jamestown Canyon virus
ELISA IgM Negative Equivocal Positive
PRNT titer
Snowshoe hare virus
ELISA IgM Negative Equivocal Positive
PRNT titer 1:20 1:320 1:320

*PRNT, plaque reduction neutralization test.

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