Leptospirosis in Urban Wild Boars, Berlin, Germany
Andreas Jansen* , Enno Luge†, Beatriz Guerra†, Petra Wittschen‡, Achim D. Gruber‡, Christoph Loddenkemper§, Thomas Schneider§, Michael Lierz‡, Derk Ehlert¶, Bernd Appel†, Klaus Stark*, and Karsten Nöckler†
Author affiliations: *Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany; †Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany; ‡Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany; §Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany; ¶Senate Department of Urban Development, Berlin, Germany;
Figure 1. Map of Berlin showing the regional distribution, numbers of wild boars killed during the 2005–06 hunting season (n = 141), and numbers of wild boars seropositive for antibodies against Leptospira spp. (red). Districts are numbered from 1 to 7 (with permission from the Senate Department of Urban Development, Berlin) and correspond to numbers on Tables 1 and 2.
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