Diagnosis of rickettsial infections in Swedish patients: Detection of specific IgM

  • Sirka Vene
  • Published 1989 in European Journal of Epidemiology


Since April 1986, microimmunofluorescence assays have been employed at the Department of Virology at the National Bacteriological Laboratory in Sweden to investigate the presence of specific IgM and IgG antibodies to C. burnetii and R. conorii in patient sera. A total of 111 patients with suspected rickettsial disease were investigated during the time… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00140136

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