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Table 2 Bartonella spp. blood, serum, BAPGM enrichment blood culture, subculture and tissue PCR testing results for the four family members

From: Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a mother and son potentially associated with tick exposure

Patient Sample type Collection date PCR sample PCR culture PCR isolate
Son Serum 7/29/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 7/29/2011 Neg   
  Blue nevus 7/25/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Normal skin 7/25/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Striae 7/25/2011 Bh SA2 Neg Neg
  Serum 7/25/2011 Bh SA2 Neg Neg
  Blood 7/25/2011 Bh SA2   
  Serum 7/27/2011 Bh SA2 Bh SA2 Neg
  Blood 7/27/2011 Bh SA2   
Mother Serum 7/25/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 7/25/2011 Neg   
  Serum 7/27/2011 Neg Neg Bh SA2
  Blood 7/27/2011 Bh SA2   
  Serum 7/29/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 7/29/2011 Neg   
Daughter Serum 8/1/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/1/2011 Neg   
  Serum 8/2/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/2/2011 Neg   
  Serum 8/5/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/5/2011 Neg   
Father Serum 8/1/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/1/2011 Neg   
  Serum 8/2/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/2/2011 Neg   
  Serum 8/5/2011 Neg Neg Neg
  Blood 8/5/2011 Neg