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Volume 16, Number 3—March 2010

Research

Murine Typhus in Austin, Texas, USA, 2008

Jennifer Adjemian12Comments to Author , Sharyn Parks1, Kristina McElroy, Jill Campbell, Marina E. Eremeeva, William L. Nicholson, Jennifer McQuiston, and Jeffery Taylor
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Adjemian, S. Parks, K. McElroy, M.E. Eremeeva, W.L. Nicholson, J. McQuiston); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA (S. Parks, J. Taylor); Austin/Travis County Health Department, Austin (J. Campbell)

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Table 2

Frequency and distribution of animals seropositive for Rickettsia typhi, Austin/Travis County, August, 2008*

Opossum 17 12 (70.6) 5 4 3 1 3 1 0 0 0
Raccoon 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rat 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 56 19 (33.9) 38 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2

*IFA, immunofluorescent antibody. Seropositivity indicated by titer >32.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2Current affiliation: Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington, DC, USA.

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