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  1. Antigens of Rickettsia conorii recognized by seropositive healthy people from Salamanca (central-West Spain).

    Article - En anglais

    The antigenic reactivity in Western immunoblotting assay of individual Rickettsia conorii components with sera of healthy people living in Salamanca Province, an endemic zone of Mediterranean spotted fever, is evaluated.

    Polypeptides of molecular weights 100 kDa (92.7%), 135 kDa (75.6%), 160 kDa (70.7%) and 115 kDa (48.8%) were recognized by a higher proportion of sera with indirect immunofluorescent antibody test titers >=1:80.

    Reaction with apparent rickettsial lipopolysaccharide was found in 15 (36.6%) of these samples.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fièvre pourprée, Rickettsiose, Rickettsialose, Bactériose, Infection, Rickettsia conorii, Rickettsieae, Rickettsiaceae, Rickettsiales, Bactérie, Séropositivité, Méthode immunoblotting, Epidémiologie, Homme, Espagne, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Rocky mountain spotted fever, Rickettsial infection, Rickettsialosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Rickettsia conorii, Rickettsieae, Rickettsiaceae, Rickettsiales, Bacteria, Seropositivity, Immunoblotting assay, Epidemiology, Human, Spain, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0412252

    Code Inist : 002B05B02L8. Création : 199406.