1921
Volume 29, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

Spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae were identified by indirect immunofluorescent antibody tests in 1.1% of 6,956 specimens of collected on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Forty-one of 45 rickettsial isolates were serotyped as , one as , and three were unidentified. Studies of canines and humans with clinical evidence of spotted fever, and of healthy dogs with antibody to SFG rickettsiae, indicated that exposure of the canine population to was common but that was not involved in the etiology of spotted fever.

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