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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007

Research

Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Infection of Cotton Rats

Anne-Sophie Carrara*, Lark L. Coffey*, Patricia V. Aguilar*, Abelardo C. Moncayo*, Amelia P.A. Travassos Da Rosa*, Marcio R.T. Nunes†, Robert B. Tesh*, and Scott C. Weaver*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Evandro Chagas Institute, Belém, Brazil;

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Table 3

Statistical comparisons (p values) among viremia titers in Texas and Florida cotton rats inoculated with Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, subtype IE or ID*

Day postinfection Texas vs. Florida, 
subtype IE Texas vs. Florida, subtype ID Subtype IE vs. ID, 
Texas Subtype IE vs. ID, Florida
1 0.123 0.018 0.590 0.078
2 5.0 × 10–4 4.69 × 10–5 0.506 0.078
3 9.75 × 10–7 2.72 × 10–6 0.506 0.215
4 2.82 × 10–10 3.66 × 10–8 0.348 0.751
5 1.31 × 10–5 5.71 × 10–5 0.058 1
6 0.051 0.010 0.123

*Numbers in boldface indicate statistically significant differences (analysis of variance).

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