To the Editor: Ehrlichiosis is a zoonotic disease transmitted to humans through the bite of infected ticks (1). The first recognized human ehrlichial infection, Sennetsu fever, was described in Japan in 1954 (2). The first case of human ehrlichiosis in the United States was recognized in 1986 and was reported in 1987 (3). The disease is caused by… (More)
Shewanella algae and Shewanella pu-trefaciens: clinical and microbiologi-cal characteristics. Clin Microbiol Infect. report of Shewanella haliotis showing a phlegmonous inflammation of right lower leg with sepsis [in Japanese]. Shewanella algae bacteremia mimicking Vibrio septicemia. algae and Shewanella putrefaciens infections caused by a shared measuring… (More)
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) was isolated from 12 febrile humans in Yucatan, Mexico, in 2015. One patient was co-infected with dengue virus type 1. Two additional CHIKV isolates were obtained from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes collected in the homes of patients. Phylogenetic analysis showed that the CHIKV isolates belong to the Asian lineage.