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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Serologic Evidence of Widespread Everglades Virus Activity in Dogs, Florida

Lark L. Coffey*, Cynda Crawford†, James Dee‡, Ryan Miller§, Jerome Freier§, and Scott C. Weaver*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA; ‡Hollywood Animal Hospital, Hollywood, Florida, USA; §Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Endpoint plaque reduction neutralization test titers for Everglades virus–seropositive dogs from Florida*†

Approximate age (mo) 80% EVEV
PRNT titer Travel history
to south Florida
108 320 No
56 40 No
90 20 No
66 40 No
119 2,560 Resident Miami
67 20 Resident Miami
159 20 Resident Miami
129 160 Resident Miami
9 40 Resident Miami
76 80 Resident Miami
80 20 Resident Miami
130 80 No
121 40 No
78 80 No
80 80 No
140 80 No
62 20 No
132 20 No
86 40 No
58 80 No
62 20 No
101 20 No
114 80 No
95 20 No
114 40 No
18 20 No

*EVEV, Everglades virus; PRNT, plaque reduction neutralization test.
†In addition, an experimentally infected cotton rat had a 5,120 80% EVEV PRNT titer.

*EVEV, Everglades virus; PRNT, plaque reduction neutralization test.
†In addition, an experimentally infected cotton rat had a 5,120 80% EVEV PRNT titer.

*EVEV, Everglades virus; PRNT, plaque reduction neutralization test.
†In addition, an experimentally infected cotton rat had a 5,120 80% EVEV PRNT titer.

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