Laboratory diagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

@article{Walker1980LaboratoryDO,
  title={Laboratory diagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.},
  author={David H Walker and Michele Burday and James D. Folds},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1980},
  volume={73 11},
  pages={1443-6, 1449}
}
To examine the use of the laboratory in the diagnosis of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and to determine the specificity and sensitivity of the Weil-Felix test, hemagglutination, complement fixation, and skin biopsy immunofluorescence in the hospital, we reviewed our experience during th year 1978. Sera were submitted from 142 patients and skin biopsies from… CONTINUE READING