Table 1.

Results of serologic and PCR assays for acute-phase samples collected from suspected HGE patients residing in Westchester County, N.Y.

PatientSerologic assayaresultPCR result for:
EDTA-bloodSerum
1++
2++
3
4++
5++
6+
7
  • a IFA assay using E. equiantigen slides and FITC-conjugated goat anti-human IgG (heavy and light chain).