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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

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Leptospirosis in Urban Wild Boars, Berlin, Germany

Andreas Jansen*Comments to Author , 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;

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Table 2

Locations of wild boars seropositive for Leptospira spp., Berlin, fall/winter, 2005–06*

District† % Boars 95%CI
1. Zehlendorf/Wannsee 27 15–44
2. Spandau 10 3–29
3. Tegel/Reinickendorf 21 11–38
4. Pankow/Mahrzahn/Hellersdorf 22 6–55
5. Köpenick 9 2–38
6. Lichterfelde/Steglitz/Charlottenburg 16 1–27
7. Potsdam 18 6–41
Total 18 12–25

*Seropositivity determined by microscopic agglutination test. CI, confidence interval.
†Numbers correspond to areas shown on Figure 1.

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