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Volume 14, Number 9—September 2008

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Juquitiba-like Hantavirus from 2 Nonrelated Rodent Species, Uruguay

Adriana Delfraro, Lorena Tomé, Guillermo D’Elía, Mario Clara, Federico Achával, José C. Russi, and Juan ArbizaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay (A. Delfraro, L. Tomé, M. Clara, F. Achával, J. Arbiza Rodonz); Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile (G. D´Elía); Ministerio de Salud Pública, Montevideo (J.C. Russi [retired]);

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Table 1

Rodent species captured during 2 trapping expeditions, Maldonado, Uruguay, 2005

Expedition date Rodent species captured, no. (%)
Oxymycterus spp. Oligoryzomys nigripes Scapteromys tumidus Oligoryzomys flavescens Akodon azarae Necromys obscurus Rattus rattus
Mar 66 (49.6) 31 (23.3) 14 (10.5) 14 (10.5) 6 (4.5) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
Dec 23 (51.1) 2 (4.4) 5 (11.1) 6 (13.3) 7 (15.6) 0 (0) 2 (4.4)

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