Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Seroconversion for Infectious Pathogens among UK Military Personnel Deployed to Afghanistan, 2008–2011
|Pathogen||No. persons tested||No. (%) with detectable antibody before deployment||No. (%) with seroconversion after deployment||Total no. (%) with positive antibody test|
|Sandfly fever virus||459||8 (1.7)||14 (3.1)||22 (4.8)|
|Rickettsia spp.||446||10 (2.2)||12 (2.7)||22 (4.9)|
|Hantavirus||453||5 (1.1)||6 (1.3)||11 (2.4)|
|Coxiella burnetii||467||7 (1.5)||8 (1.7)||15 (3.2)|
*Assays were run sequentially on samples from all persons tested; some sample sizes were insufficient for testing for all agents. CCHFV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.
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