Volume 9, Number 7—July 2003
Disease Surveillance and the Academic, Clinical, and Public Health Communities
|Syndrome||Etiology (n)||Tests (n)|
||Neisseria meningitidis (4)
||16S rDNA PCR (2), PCR (1), EIA IgM (1)a
|Bartonella hensaelae (1)
||PCR, IFA, IgG
|Bartonella spp. (2)
|Chlamydia pneumoniae (1)
|Mycoplasma pneumoniae (1)
||EIA and IFA,IgG
|Coxsackie B (1)
||EIA,IgM, viral culture
|Epstein-Barr virus (1)
||IFA,IgG (VCA and EA)
|Human herpes virus 6 (1)
||IFA and EIA (IgM and IgG)
|Mumps virus (1)
||IFA IgM, IFA and EIA, IgG
||Chlamydia pneumoniae (2)
||MIF IgG (2), IFA, IgM
|Mycoplasma pneumoniae (4)
|| PCR (blood), EIA, IgM/IgG
|Streptococcus pneumoniae (2)
||16S rDNA PCR (pleural fluid)
|Legionella spp. (1)
||PCR (from lung)
||EIA and IFA, IgG
|Influenza B virus (1)
|| EIA and IFA, IgG
|Influenza A virus (1)
||EIA and IFA, IgM, EIA (IgG)
|Human parainfluenza virus types 1 and 3 (1)
||EIA and IFA, IgG
||Borrelia burgdorferi/Ehrlichia chaffeensis (1)
|| EIA/IFA flagella, IgG, Western Blot (IgG and IgM)
|Legionella spp. (1)
|| PCR (heart)
|Multisystem (n=3)||Neisseria meningitidis (1)
||PCR (cerebrospinal fluid)
|Enterovirus (1)||IgM, EIA|
a PCR, polymerase chain reaction; EIA, enzyme immunosorbent assay; IFA, indirect immunofluorescent assay; IG, immunoglobulin; MIF, microimmunofluorescence.
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