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Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009

Dispatch

Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome in 4 US Soldiers, South Korea, 2005

Jin-Won SongComments to Author , Sung-Sil Moon1, Se Hun Gu, Ki-Joon Song, Luck Ju Baek, Heung Chul Kim, Todd Kijek2, Monica L. O’Guinn, John S. Lee, Michael J. Turell, and Terry A. Klein

Author affiliations: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea (J.-W. Song, S.-S. Moon, S.H. Gu, K.-J. Song, L.J. Baek); 65th Medical Brigade, Seoul (H.C. Kim, T. Kijek, T.A. Klein); US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA (M.L. O’Guinn, J.S. Lee, M.J. Turrell)

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Table 2

Results of rodent-borne disease surveillance at FP 60 and LTAs 36, 37, and 320, Rodriguez Range and Twin Bridges Training Area (South and North Bowls), Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 2005*

Location Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Trapping rate† (%) Seropositive rate (%) Trapping
rate (%) Seropositive rate (%) Trapping
rate (%) Seropositive rate (%) Trapping
rate (%) Seropositive
rate (%)
FP 60 21/220 (9.5) 2/21 
(9.5) 89/220 (40.5) 12/89 
(13.5) 25/220 (11.4) 5/25 
(20.0) 93/220 (42.3) 24/93 
(25.8)
LTA 36/37 ND ND ND ND ND ND 23/90 (25.6) 0/23 
(0)
LTA 320 ND ND ND ND ND ND 26/90 (28.9) 2/26 
(7.7)
Rodriguez 38/180 (21.1) 3/38 
(7.9) 29/210 (13.8) 7/29 
(24.1) 16/210 (7.6) 5/16 
(31.3) 33/210 (15.7) 4/33 
(12.1)
TBTA-N ND ND ND ND ND ND 19/180 (10.6) 5/19 
(26.3)
TBTA-S ND ND ND ND ND ND 45/180 (25.0) 17/45 
(37.8)

*FP, firing point; LTAs, local training area; ND, not determined; TBTA, Twin Bridges Training Area; N, north; S, south.
†Trapping rate, total number of rodents trapped/number of traps.

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1Current affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

2Current affiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

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