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Volume 13, Number 7—July 2007

Research

Rift Valley Fever Outbreak with East-Central African Virus Lineage in Mauritania, 2003

Ousmane Faye*, Mawlouth Diallo*, Djibril Diop†, O. Elmamy Bezeid‡, Hampathé Bâ†, Mbayame Niang*, Ibrahima Dia*, Sid Ahmed Ould Mohamed†, Kader Ndiaye*, Diawo Diallo*, Peinda Ogo Ly*, Boubacar Diallo‡, Pierre Nabeth*, François Simon*, Baïdy Lô†, and Ousmane Madiagne Diop*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Sénégal; †Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Nouakchott, Mauritania; ‡Centre National d’Elevage et de Recherche Vétérinaire, Nouakchott, Mauritania;

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Table 2

Mosquitoes collected during the Rift Valley fever outbreak, Mauritania, 2003

LocalityCulex antennatus
Cx. poicilipes
Cx. tritaeniorhynchus
Mansomia uniformis
Others*
Total
CPCPCPCPCPCP
K. Macene27384201219551,75567365183,008110
Boynayé4611374766171595667141,77541
Techtayatt6961429074519301627152,09446
Aleg1,694351437301553692435123,79082
Taiba2,243452557382540173,07671
Boghe163163
Guimi15937163146†943218,265170
Legrane61142203
Kélébélé112234346
Hseytine8383
Sarandougu81181318661159
Total5,1191079,7372101,608372,013753,7248722,201544

*Aedes. vexans, Ae. ochraceus, Anopheles funestus, An. gambiae, An. pharoensis, An. rufipes, An. wellcomei, An. ziemanni, An. squamosus,
Cx. ethiopicus,Cx. neavei and Ma. African. C, collected; P, pools.
†Rift Valley fever virus strains (ArD 174367, ArD 174303, and ArD 174347) isolated in 3 pools.

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