In article <1994Jul19.140226.25820 at Virginia.EDU> mgk2r at Virginia.EDU (Michael G. Kurilla) writes:
>After performing a literature search for PCR on Rickettsia, I
>have found several articles dealing with identification of the
>organism in ticks and methodologies to type various strains.
>>Is anyone aware of work in progess regarding isolation of the
>organism from blood of infected humans?
Check out Plasma News a newsletter printed out of California
(I think its in San Diego)
There all sorts of information on blood products and research in this field.