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Volume 8, Number 7—July 2002

Ehrlichia ewingii Infection in White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Michael J. Yabsley*Comments to Author , Andrea S. Varela*, Cynthia M. Tate*, Vivien G. Dugan*, David E. Stallknecht*, Susan E. Little*, and William R. Davidson*
Author affiliations: *University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA;

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Table 2

Summary serologic and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) data for fawns injected with pooled blood from infected source white-tailed deera (WTD1–5)

Fawns IFA results PCR results
E. ewingii (DPI) b E. chaffeensis (DPI) HGE
Fawn 76 (received blood from WTD1–3) +
Fawn 81 (received blood from WTD 4–5) + +
(47, 68) +
(15, 20, 47,
68, 110)

aThe five source deer (WTD 1–5) were positive by indirect immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) test (titer ≥128) and negative by PCR for Ehrlichia ewingii, E. chaffeensis, and the HGE agent (Anaplasma phagocytophila)
bDPI, days post inoculation; HGE, human granulocytotropic ehrlichiosis

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