Volume 12, Number 5—May 2006
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis in Michigan
|Species†||No. sampled||ELISA||Virus isolation‡ and IFA (%)||EM (%)|
|Mus musculus||23||0/23||22/23 (96)||5/5 (100)|
*LCMV, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus; ELISA, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; IFA, immunofluorescence assay; EM, electron microscopy.
†All species other than M. musculus were trapped outside the residence; 1 M. musculus was trapped outside, and the specimen was verified virus positive.
‡One isolate provided to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was confirmed LCMV-positive by polymerase chain reaction.
1Current affiliation: Quest Diagnostics, Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA