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Volume 15, Number 12—December 2009

Dispatch

Sympatry of 2 Hantavirus Strains, Paraguay, 2003–2007

Yong-Kyu Chu, Douglas Goodin, Robert D. Owen1, David Koch, and Colleen B. JonssonComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, Alabama, USA (Y.-K. Chu, C.B. Jonsson); Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA (D. Goodin, D. Koch); Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA (R.D. Owen); University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA (C.B. Jonsson)

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Table 2

Incidence of sympatry of 2 hantaviruses and their presumed reservoirs, Paraguay, 2003–2007*

ID no. Species Collection date Collection site Virus antibody Virus RNA
JAB_Akmo_006 Akodon montensis 2005 Sep 15–18 Mark-recapture
2005 Nov 12, 15, 17 + +
2006 Feb 27–Mar 6 + +
JUQV_Olfo_777
Oligoryzomys fornesi
2005 Feb 14–16
2005 Sep 12

+
+
JAB_Akmo_276 A. montensis 2007 Jun 12 Trapline + +
JUQV_Olsp_687
Oligoryzomys sp.
2006 Aug 18

+
+
JAB_Akmo_021 Akodon montensis 2003 Sep 12 Trapline + +
JUQV_Olni_030 O. nigripes 2003 Sep 13 + +

*ID, identification; JAB, Jaborá virus; JUQV, Juquitiba virus.

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1Current affiliation: Martín Barrios 2230 c/ Pizarro, Barrio Republicano, Asunción, Paraguay.

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