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Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009

Research

Increased Host Species Diversity and Decreased Prevalence of Sin Nombre Virus

Laurie J. DizneyComments to Author  and Luis A. Ruedas
Author affiliations: Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Table 2

Small mammal capture data for 5 parks, Portland, Oregon, USA, October 2002−September 2005

Site no. Total no. mammals captured No. deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) captured No. deer mice/total no. captured No. species Simpson diversity index, DS
1 1,032 798 0.773 12 0.385
2 1,248 884 0.708 11 0.461
3 730 492 0.674 11 0.532
4 862 862 0.633 16 0.560
5 1,185 472 0.398 16 0.753

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