volume 94, issue 1, P43-51 2016
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0320
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Abstract: Diseases of zoonotic origin contribute to the burden of febrile illnesses in developing countries. We evaluated serologic evidence of exposure to Bacillus anthracis, Brucella spp., spotted fever group rickettsioses (SFGR), and typhus group rickettsioses (TGR) from samples of persons aged 15–64 years collected during a nationwide human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serosurvey conducted in 2007 in Kenya. The seropositivity observed for pathogens was B. anthracis 11.3%, Brucella spp. 3.0%, SFGR 23.3%, and TGR 0.6%…

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