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Chapter 11.6 : Serodiagnosis of Rickettsial Infections

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Citation: Leber A. 2016. Serodiagnosis of Rickettsial Infections, p 11.6.1.1-11.6.3.2. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818814.ch11.6
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1. Clements ML, Dumler JS, Fiset P, Wisseman CLJr, Snyder MJ, Levine MM. 1983. Serodiagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever: comparison of IgM and IgG enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays and indirect fluorescent antibody test. J Infect Dis 148:876880.
2. Land MV, Ching WM, Dasch GA, Zhang Z, Kelly DJ, Graves SR, Devine PL. 2000. Evaluation of a commercially available recombinant-protein enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies produced in scrub typhus rickettsial infections. J Clin Microbiol 38:27012705.
3. Newhouse VF, Shepard CC, Redus MD, Tzianabos T, McDade JE. 1979. A comparison of the complement fixation, indirect fluorescent antibody, and microagglutination tests for the serological diagnosis of rickettsial diseases. Am J Trop Med Hyg 28:387395.
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Tables

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Table 11.6.2–1

Manufacturers of rickettsial and ehrlichial serodiagnostic kits and reagents

Citation: Leber A. 2016. Serodiagnosis of Rickettsial Infections, p 11.6.1.1-11.6.3.2. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818814.ch11.6
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Table 11.6.2–2

Sensitivities and specificities of serologic tests for confirmation of RMSF, murine typhus, HME, and HGA

Citation: Leber A. 2016. Serodiagnosis of Rickettsial Infections, p 11.6.1.1-11.6.3.2. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818814.ch11.6
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Table 11.6.2–3

Selected conditions that may lead to false-positive serologic tests for rickettsial diseases

Citation: Leber A. 2016. Serodiagnosis of Rickettsial Infections, p 11.6.1.1-11.6.3.2. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818814.ch11.6

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