1921
Volume 88, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging infectious disease in China. Polymerase chain reaction and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay were used to detect SFTS virus (SFTSV) and in previous clinically diagnosed human anaplasmosis patients and SFTS patients. A serosurvey for SFTSV infection was also conducted on healthy persons and animals in Yiyuan County in Shandong Province of China. Among 21 patients SFTSV was detected in 17 (81%) however was not detected in any of the patients. The seroprevalence rate of IgG antibody to SFTSV antigens was 1.3% (1 of 78) in healthy persons, 95% (19 of 20) in goats, 50% (1 of 2) in dogs, 0% in cattle (0 of 21), and rats () (0 of 35). The conclusion of this study was that co-infection of SFTSV and are rare in SFTS patients and goats might play an important role in transmission of SFTSV.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.11-0760
2013-03-06
2017-11-21
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

/deliver/fulltext/14761645/88/3/510.html?itemId=/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.11-0760&mimeType=html&fmt=ahah

References

  1. Yu XJ, Liang MF, Zhang SY, Liu Y, Li JD, Sun YL, Zhang L, Zhang QF, Popov VL, Li C, Qu J, Li Q, Zhang YP, Hai R, Wu W, Wang Q, Zhan FX, Wang XJ, Kan B, Wang SW, Wan KL, Jing HQ, Lu JX, Yin WW, Zhou H, Guan XH, Liu JF, Bi ZQ, Liu GH, Ren J, Wang H, Zhao Z, Song JD, He JR, Wan T, Zhang JS, Fu XP, Sun LN, Dong XP, Feng ZJ, Wang ZY, Hong T, Zhang Y, Walker DH, Wang Y, Li DX, , 2011. Fever with thrombocytopenia associated with a novel bunyavirus in China. N Engl J Med 364: 15231532.[Crossref]
  2. Li S, Xue C, Fu Y, Wang J, Ding X, Liu R, Lin Z, Chai N, Yang X, Wang Y, Li Y, Zhang Z, Cheng X, Zhang W, , 2011. Sporadic case infected by severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome bunyavirus in a non-epidemic region of China. Biosci Trends 5: 273276.[Crossref]
  3. Bao CJ, Guo XL, Qi X, Hu JL, Zhou MH, Varma JK, Cui LB, Yang HT, Jiao YJ, Klena JD, Li LX, Tao WY, Li X, Chen Y, Zhu Z, Xu K, Shen AH, Wu T, Peng HY, Li ZF, Shan J, Shi ZY, Wang H, , 2011. A family cluster of infections by a newly recognized bunyavirus in eastern China, 2007: further evidence of person-to-person transmission. Clin Infect Dis 53: 12081214.[Crossref]
  4. Liu Y, Li Q, Hu W, Wu J, Wang Y, Mei L, Walker DH, Ren J, Wang Y, Yu XJ, , 2011. Person-to-person transmission of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12: 156160.[Crossref]
  5. Zhang L, Feng C, Wang L, Zhang J, Yang S, Han J, , 2009. Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ehrlichia chaffeensis in Yiyuan County, Shandong. Infectious. Dis Information 22: 2125.
  6. Sun Y, Liang M, Qu J, Jin C, Zhang Q, Li J, Jiang X, Wang Q, Lu J, Gu W, Zhang S, Li C, Wang X, Zhan F, Yao W, Bi Z, Wang S, Li D, , 2011. Early diagnosis of novel SFTS bunyavirus infection by quantitative real-time RT-PCR assay. J Clin Virol 53: 4853.[Crossref]
  7. Jiao Y, Zeng X, Guo X, Qi X, Zhang X, Shi Z, Zhou M, Bao C, Zhang W, Xu Y, Wang H, , 2012. Preparation and evaluation of recombinant severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus nucleocapsid protein for detection of total antibodies in human and animal sera by double-antigen sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J Clin Microbiol 50: 372377.[Crossref]
  8. Zhao L, Zhai S, Wen H, Cui F, Chi Y, Wang L, Xue F, Wang Q, Wang Z, Zhang S, Song Y, Du J, Yu XJ, , 2012. Seroprevalence of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus in an endemic region in the Shandong Province of China. Emerg Infect Dis 18: 963965.[Crossref]
  9. Zhang WS, Zeng XY, Zhou MH, Jiao YJ, Wen T, Guo XL, Qi X, Shi ZY, , 2011. Seroepidemiology of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome bunyavirus in Jiangsu Province. Dis Surveill 26: 676678.
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.11-0760
Loading
/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.11-0760
Loading

Data & Media loading...

  • Received : 05 Dec 2011
  • Accepted : 13 Dec 2012

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error