Serologic Evidence of Orientia Infection among Rural Population, Cauca Department, Colombia

Álvaro A. Faccini-Martínez, Carlos Ramiro Silva-Ramos, Lucas S. Blanton, Esteban Arroyave, Heidy C. Martínez-Diaz, Paola Betancourt-Ruiz, Marylin Hidalgo, David H. Walker

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Abstract

We assessed serum samples collected in Cauca Department, Colombia, from 486 persons for Orientia seroreactivity. Overall, 13.8% showed reactive IgG by indirect immunofluorescence antibody assay and ELISA. Of those samples, 30% (20/67) were confirmed to be positive by Western blot, showing >1 reactive band to Orientia 56-kD or 47-kD antigens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)456-459
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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