TABLE 1.

Clinical signs and IFA titers of patients with HGE

PatientClinical signsDate (mo/day/yr)IFADate of blood collection for exptsa (mo/day/yr)
TiterDate (mo/day/yr)
NY31Fever, rigors, dizziness, sore throat, diarrhea6/15/2000<806/21/20006/21/2000
≥2,5606/28/2000
1,2807/12/2000
64010/31/2000
6402/6/2001
NY36Fever, chills, fatigue, anorexia, nausea, myalgias7/7/2000<807/10/20007/10/2000
≥2,5607/17/2000
≥2,5607/31/2000
≥2,56010/3/2000
3202/13/2001
3205/15/2001
NY37Fever, fatigue, muscle aches, stiff-neck, joint aches7/18/2000<807/19/20007/19/2000
<807/21/2000
3208/9/2000
≥8011/14/2000
<802/20/2001
  • a Used for mRNA analysis, Western blotting, and isolation of A. phagocytophila.