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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 96, No. 8, 2001, pp. 1135-1136
Bioline Code: oc01217
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 96, No. 8, 2001, pp. 1135-1136

 en SHORT COMMUNICATION - Antibodies Anti- Chlamydia pneumoniae check for this species in other resources and Anti- Mycoplasma pneumoniae check for this species in other resources in Patients with Negative Serology for Hantavirus. Retrospective Study
M Wilson; L Otth; H Fernández; I Hofmann & M Navarrete

Abstract

The seroprevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae check for this species in other resources and Mycoplasma pneumoniae check for this species in other resources in hantavirus seronegative patients, who had symptoms and signs compatible with pneumonia was established. For this purpose we used the indirect fluorescent antibody test. Titers ≥ 1:16 for C. pneumoniae and M. pneumoniae were found in 8.6% and 17.1% of the serum, respectively, showing evidence of recent or current infection.

Keywords
antibodies, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, indirect fluorescent antibody test

 
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