Human Spotted Fever Rickettsial Infections
NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER SILVER SPRING MD
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Serum specimens from patients at 4 sites in Peru were tested for evidence of spotted fever group rickettsial infection. Results showed that 30 18 of 170 patients had spotted fever group rickettsial infections which likely caused their illnesses. These findings document laboratory-confirmed spotted fever from diverse areas of Peru.
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