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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005


Mosquitoborne Viruses, Czech Republic, 2002

Zdenek Hubálek*Comments to Author , Petr Zeman†, Jiří Halouzka*, Zina Juřicová*, Eva Šťovíčková‡, Helena Bálková†, Silvie Šikutová*, and Ivo Rudolf*
Author affiliations: *Institute of Vertebrate Biology ASCR, BrnoCzech Republic; †Health Institute, Kolín, Czech Republic; ‡Central Bohemia Hygienic Station Prague, Mělník, Czech Republic

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Table 2

Prevalence of neutralizing antibodies to Tahyna virus after the 2002 flood, Central Bohemia*

n† % positive
Risk zone
A 75 28.0
B 83 20.5
C 279 14.7
D 60 5.0
Distance to FPF (km)
<1.0 78 28.2
1.0–2.9 75 21.3
3.0–5.9 70 17.1
≥6.0 214 13.6

*As related to the residence location: risk zones A to D; and distance to floodplain forest (FPF, within zones A, B, and C only).
†n, number of residents examined.

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