Infections with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and Cytokine Responses in 2 Persons Bitten by Ticks, Sweden
Published Date:Aug 2015
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 21(8):1462-1465.
Borrelia Burgdorferi Sensu Lato
Candidatus Neoehrlichia Mikurensis
Infections With Candidatus Neoehrlichia Mikurensis And Cytokine Responses In 2 Persons Bitten By Ticks, Sweden
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4517700
Description:The prevalence of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis infection was determined in 102 persons bitten by ticks in Sweden. Two infected women had erythematous rashes; 1 was co-infected with a Borrelia sp., and the other showed seroconversion for Anaplasma phagocytophilum. Both patients had increased levels of Neoehrlichia DNA and serum cytokines for several months.
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