Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007
Simian Foamy Virus Transmission from Apes to Humans, Rural Cameroon
|Risk factor||Total no. tested||Positive, no. (%)||p value|
|Age at contact, y|
|Type of animal interaction|
|Type of nonhuman primate|
|Upper body||31||2 (6.5 )|
|Lower body||54||7 (13)||0.348|
*Only the 85 persons with nown severe bites or scratches from a nonhuman primate. Univariate analyses were performed by using STATA (StataCorp LP, College Station, TX, USA) software with the χ2 and Fisher exact tests with critical p value = 0.05.
†Most pets were Cercopithecus nictitans and mandrills; some were small chimpanzees.