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Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005

Research

Ebola Virus Antibody Prevalence in Dogs and Human Risk

Loïs Allela*, Olivier Bourry*, Régis Pouillot†, André Délicat*, Philippe Yaba*, Brice Kumulungui*, Pierre Rouquet*, Jean-Paul Gonzalez‡, and Eric M. Leroy*‡Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon; †Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroun; ‡Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France

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Table 1

Results of testing pet dogs for Ebola-specific immunoglobulin G antibodies by location

Location No. dogs tested No. dogs positive
Mekambo/Ekata
  Ekata 38 10
  Ilahounene 15 1
  Mendemba 3 1
  Ntolo 11 3
  Mekouma 12 1
  Malassa 5 0
  Mbeza 13 6
  Total 97 22
Mekambo/Mazingo
  Mazingo 5 1
  Massombo 1 0
  Ego poma 4 1
  Grand Etoumbi 7 3
  Zoula 15 3
     Ibea 12 3
     Imbong 10 4
     Etakangaye 8 3
  Total 62 18
Mekambo 99 15
Libreville 50 5
Port Gentil 29 2
France 102 2
Total 439 64

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¹Loïs Allela and Olivier Bourry contributed equally to this work.

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