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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006

Research

Bat-transmitted Human Rabies Outbreaks, Brazilian Amazon

Elizabeth S.T. da Rosa*, Ivanete Kotait†, Taciana F.S. Barbosa*, Maria L. Carrieri†, Paulo E. Brandão†, Amiraldo S. Pinheiro‡, Alberto L. Begot‡, Marcelo Y. Wada§, Rosely C. de Oliveira§, Edmundo C. Grisard¶, Márcia Ferreira§, Reynaldo J. da Silva Lima‡, Lúcia Montebello§, Daniele B.A. Medeiros*, Rita C.M. Sousa#, Gilberta Bensabath*, Eduardo H. Carmo¶, and Pedro F.C. Vasconcelos*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Instituto Evandro Chagas, Belém, Brazil; †Instituto Pasteur, São Paulo, Brazil; ‡Secretaria de Saúde do Estado do Pará, Belém, Brazil; §Ministério da Saúde, Brasília, Brazil; ¶Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil; #Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil

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Generic information regarding 12 patients with diagnosis of paralytic rabies from Portel and Viseu municipalities, Pará State

Patient Age (y), sex Place Municipality Virus isolation Onset Death Place of bite(s) GenBank accession no.*
1 11, F Tauaçu Portel Yes 19 Mar 28 Mar Feet NA
2 22, F Ajará Portel Yes 9 Mar 24 Mar Feet DQ097077
3 42, M Ajará Portel Yes 10 Mar 31 Mar Feet NA
4 30, M Ajará Portel Yes 19 Mar 30 Mar Feet NA
5 12, M Ajará Portel Yes 9 mar 30 Mar Feet DQ097076
6 26, F Ajará Portel Yes 19 Mar 1 Apr Feet DQ097080
7 30, F Laranjal Portel Yes 23 Mar 3 Apr Feet DQ097078
8 2, M Laranjal Portel Yes 1 Apr 6 Apr Head DQ097079
9 22, M Laranjal Portel No† 15 Mar 28 Mar Feet NA
10 2, M Laranjal Portel No† 16 Mar 30 Mar Head/feet NA
11 58, M Curupati Viseu Yes 30 Apr 17 May NA DQ097075
12 22, M Curupati Viseu Yes 5 May 14 May NA NA

*NA, not available or unknown.
†Diagnosis by histopathologic examination.

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