TABLE 1.

Origins of and results of PC-ELISA for sera collected following experimental or suspected natural infection with Ehrlichia or Anaplasma species other than E. ruminantium

Species (reference)Host species (country)No. of seraSourcea (reference)PI obtained with PC-ELISA
E. ovinaSheep8F. Jongejan (12)0-52
M. Pennisi0-72
A. phagocytophilum (E. phagocytophila)Sheep6CTVM collection (26)0-31
A. phagocytophilum (Ehrlichia equi) (3)Horse1ProtaTek0
E. ondiriCattle6CTVM collection (30)0-32
E. canisDog8J. Dawson52
ProtaTek28
F. Jongejan (12)0-86
E. chaffeensisHuman2J. Dawson34-44
Neorickettsia risticii (Ehrlichia risticii) (3)Horse1ProtaTek0
Suspected Ehrlichia sp.Cattle (Namibia)2J. Du Plessis (7)49-68
Suspected Ehrlichia sp.Sheep (Zimbabwe)8S. Mahan53-85
  • a F. Jongejan, Utrecht, The Netherlands; M. Pennisi, Messina, Italy; ProtaTek, St. Paul, Minn.; J. Dawson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga.; J. Du Plessis, OVI, Onderstepoort, South Africa; S. Mahan, University of Florida/U. S. Agency for International Development/Southern African Development Community Heartwater Research Project, Harare, Zimbabwe. CTVM, Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine.