Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Mar;69(3):266-70. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2010.10.004.

Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis infection identified in 2 hematooncologic patients: benefit of molecular techniques for rare pathogen detection.

Author information

  • 1Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics, CHAMBON Laboratories, Prague, Czech Republic. pekovas@post.cz

Abstract

Hematooncologic patients often host rare or fastidious pathogens. Using 16S rDNA sequencing and transmission electron microscopy, we have identified 2 lymphoma patients infected with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis. In both individuals, the clinical presentation suggested ehrlichiosis-like syndrome. We believe that molecular techniques open new vistas in the field of pathogen detection.

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk