Cluster of Sylvatic Epidemic Typhus Cases Associated with Flying Squirrels, 2004–2006
Alice S. Chapman1, David L. Swerdlow, Virginia M. Dato, Alicia D. Anderson, Claire E. Moodie, Chandra Marriott, Brian Amman, Morgan Hennessey, Perry Fox, Douglas B. Green, Eric Pegg, William L. Nicholson, Marina E. Eremeeva, and Gregory A. Dasch
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A.S. Chapman, D.L. Swerdlow, A.D. Anderson, C.E. Moodie, B. Amman, M. Hennessey, D.B. Green, E. Pegg, W.L. Nicholson, M.E. Eremeeva, G.A. Dasch); Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (V.M. Dato, C. Marriott, P. Fox)
Figure. Wilderness camp, Pennsylvania, USA, showing areas where flying squirrels were trapped over a 5-day period during March 2006 for Rickettsia prowazekii testing. Cabins and tent sites are designated by letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and Tent. Field sites are designated FS-1 and FS-2.
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