Figure 38-5. Laboratory methods used in confirming a diagnosis of rickettsial infection.

Figure 38-5Laboratory methods used in confirming a diagnosis of rickettsial infection

These bacteria can be cultivated as indicated, but use of serology is more common.

From: Chapter 38, Rickettsiae

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