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Table 3 State of origin, VBDDL diagnostic and archived sample Anaplasma and Ehrlichia PCR results, SNAP® M-A, SNAP® 4Dx®Plus and IFA (antigen) serology results for individual cats infected with FVBD

From: Serological and molecular analysis of feline vector-borne anaplasmosis and ehrlichiosis using species-specific peptides and PCR

Cat # US state of sample origin VBDDL diagnostic PCR (gene targets) PCR on archived samples (gene targets) SNAP® M-A SNAP® 4Dx® Plus IFA (Ech) IFA (Ec) IFA (Aph) IFA (Bb)
1 NC Apl (16S, GroEL, p44) N/A (−) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 OH Apl (16S) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3 NC ND Apl (16S) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
4 MI Aph (16S) (−) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 MA Aph (16S) (−) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
6 NC Aph (16S) (−) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7 NY Aph (16S) Aph (16S, tr-1, p44) Bb+ Bb+ 64 <16 <16 32
8 VA Ec (16S) (−) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9 NC (−) Ech (16S) (−) (−) <16 <16 <16 128
10 MO ND Ech (16S, sodB, nadA) (−) (−) <16 128 <16 16
11 SC (−) Eew (16S) (−) (−) <16 <16 <16 16
12 CA (−) Eew (16S) (−) (−) <16 <16 <16 <16
13 NC (−) Eew (16S, sodB) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
  1. Aph: A.phagocytophilum; Apl: A.platys; Ec: E.canis; Ech: E.chaffeensis; Eew: E.ewingii; Bb: B.burgdorferi; FVBD: feline vector-borne disease; ND: not done; N/A: Archived Serum or EDTA-whole blood was not available; (−): negative serology or PCR result