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Volume 27, Number 7—July 2021

Polymicrobial Infections Among Patients with Vascular Q Fever, France, 2004–2020

Mathilde PugesComments to Author , Xavier Bérard, Caroline Caradu, Maïlys Ducours, Carole Eldin, Mathilde Carrer, Noémie Sauvage, Marc-Olivier Vareil, Laure Alleman, Fatima M’Zali, Sabine Pereyre, and Charles Cazanave
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (M. Puges, X. Bérard, C. Caradu, M. Ducours, M. Carrer, N. Sauvage, S. Pereyre, C. Cazanave); IHU-Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France (C. Eldin); Aix Marseille University, IRD, AP-HM, SSA, VITROME, Marseille (C. Eldin); Centre Hospitalier de la Côte Basque, Bayonne, France (M.-O. Vareil, L. Alleman); University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux (F. M’Zali, S. Pereyre, C. Cazanave)

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Table 2

Serologic assay results of patients with vascular Q fever complicated by polymicrobial infections, France, 2014–2020*

Serologic results, time of assay† Patient (month of Q fever diagnosis)
1 (2015 Apr) 2 (2020 Jun) 3 (2015 Jul) 4 (2019 Sep) 5 (2010 Dec)
Before Q fever diagnosis
2007 Aug 9: 1,600/0/0–3,200/0/0; 2007 Aug 29: 1,600/0/0–3,200/0/0; 2007 Nov: 1,600/0/0–3,200/0/0; 2008 May: 800/0/0–1,600/0/0
At Q fever diagnosis
2015 Apr: 800/0/200–100/0/0
2020 Jun 15: 100/0/0–100/0/0; 2020 Jun 17: 100/0/0–100/0/0
2019 Sep: 1,600/0/800–1,600/0/800
2010 Dec: 400/0/100–800/0/200
After Q fever diagnosis 2015 Jul: 800/0/200–400/0/0; 2016 Aug: 800/0/400–200/0/0; 2017 Dec: 400/0/200–200/0/100 NA‡ NA NA‡ NA‡

*NA, not available. †Values are titers against C. burnetti phase I–phase II (IgG/IgM/IgA). ‡Values NA because of patient death: patient 2 died on day 37, patient 4 died on day 27, and patient 5 died on day 12.

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