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Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012

Human Infection with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, China

Hao Li1, Jia-Fu Jiang1, Wei Liu1, Yuan-Chun Zheng, Qiu-Bo Huo, Kun Tang, Shuang-Yan Zuo, Kun Liu, Bao-Gui Jiang, Hong Yang, and Wu-Chun CaoComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People’s Republic of China (H. Li, J.-F. Jiang, W. Liu, K. Tang, S.-Y. Zuo, K. Liu, B.-G. Jiang, H. Yang, W.-C. Cao); and Mudanjiang Forestry Central Hospital, Mudanjiang, People’s Republic of China (Y.-C. Zheng, Q.-B. Huo)

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Prevalence of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in ticks and rodents, Mudanjiang, China

Species No. positive/no. tested (%)

Ixodes persulcatus

6/316 (1.9)

Haemaphysalis concinna

2/187 (0.8)

Dermacentor silvarum

0/13 (0)


8/516 (1.6)

Clethrionomys rufocanus

5/109 (4.6)

Rattus norvegicus

2/35 (5.7)

Apodemus peninsulae

0/30 (0)

Apodemus agrarius

0/25 (0)

Mus musculus

0/9 (0)

Tamias sibiricus

1/3 (33.3)


8/211 (3.8)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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