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Volume 24, Number 8—August 2018

Leptospirosis as Cause of Febrile Icteric Illness, Burkina Faso

Sylvie ZidaComments to Author , Dramane Kania, Albert Sotto, Michel Brun, Mathieu Picardeau, Joany Castéra, Karine Bolloré, Thérèse Kagoné, Jacques Traoré, Aline Ouoba, Pierre Dujols, Philippe Van de Perre, Nicolas Méda, and Edouard Tuaillon
Author affiliations: Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (S. Zida, D. Kania, T. Kagoné, J. Traoré, A. Ouoba, N. Méda); University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France (S. Zida, A. Sotto, M. Brun, J. Castéra, K. Bolloré, P. Dujols, P. Van de Perre, E. Tuaillon); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes, Nîmes, France (A. Sotto); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier, Montpellier (M. Brun, P. Dujols, P. Van de Perre, E. Tuaillon); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (M. Picardeau)

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Table 2

Confirmed leptospirosis cases by serogroup using microscopic agglutination test, Burkina Faso*

Serogroup No. positive, N = 23 Titer
Ballum 11 (1†) 1:400–1:1,600
Grippotyphosa 4 (1‡) 1:400–1:1,600
Australis 2 1:400 and,1:800
Canicola 1 1‡ 1:400 and 1:800
Sejroe 1†(1§) 1:400
Icterohaemorrhagiae 1 1:800
Pomona 1 1:400
Mini 1:400

*Values in parentheses represent duplicates, which are not included in the total count.
†Titers were equal for serogroups Ballum and Sejroe.
‡Titers were equal for serogroups Grippotyphosa and Canicola.
§Titers were equal for serogroups Mini and Sejroe.

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