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Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006

Research

Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis, United States and Canada, 2000–2003

Zandra H. Duprey*, Francis J. Steurer*, Jane A. Rooney*, Louis V. Kirchhoff†, Joan E. Jackson‡, Edgar D. Rowton‡, and Peter M. Schantz*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; ‡Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC, USA

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Table 4

Positive seroconversion to Leishmania spp. or Trypanosoma cruzi in kenneled hunting dogs, United States and Canada, 2000–2003*

Characteristic 2000 2001 2002 2003
No. samples tested 12,446 5,487 1,208 1,306
No. new Leishmania-positive samples 33 49 9 2
No. new T. cruzi–positive samples 6 14 1 0

*Numbers do not include hounds surveyed at the index hunt club in New York.

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