Accession Number:

ADA468898

Title:

Human Spotted Fever Rickettsial Infections

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER SILVER SPRING MD

Report Date:

2005-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE