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Table 2 Nested PCR (nPCR) and indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) results for anaplasmosis and rickettsiosis

From: Asymptomatic-anaplasmosis confirmation using genetic and serological tests and possible coinfection with spotted fever group Rickettsia: a case report

Date Anaplasmosis Rickettsiosis
nPCR IFA nPCR IFA
(R. conorii)
IFA
(R. japonica)
IFA
(R. montanensis)
IgG IgM IgG IgM IgG IgM IgG IgM
19 June groEL (+) ankA (+)16S rRNA
(−)
< 1:16 < 1:16 sca1 (−)
ompA (−)
< 1:16 1:256 1:128 < 1:16 1:32 < 1:16
22 June   < 1:16 1:16 sca1 (−) < 1:16 1:512 1:128 < 1:16 1:32 < 1:16
28 June groEL (−)
ankA (−)
< 1:16 1:32 sca1 (−) 1:64 1:256 1:64 < 1:16 1:32 < 1:16
  1. nPCR nested PCR, IFA indirect immunofluorescence assay