Animal Movement and Establishment of Vaccinia Virus Cantagalo Strain in Amazon Biome, Brazil
Jociane Cristina Quixabeira-Santos, Maria Luiza G. Medaglia, Caroline A. Pescador, and Clarissa R. Damaso
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (J. Quixabeira-Santos, M.L.G. Medaglia, C.R. Damaso); Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Brazil (J. Quixabeira-Santos, C.A. Pescador); Instituto de Defesa Agropecuária do Estado de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá (J. Quixabeira-Santos)
Figure 1. Location of vaccinia virus Cantagalo strain (CTGV)–related outbreaks. A) Brazilian states where CTGV-related outbreaks have been reported. RJ, Rio de Janeiro; SP, São Paulo; ES, Espírito Santo; MG, Minas Gerais; GO, Goiás; TO, Tocantins; MT, Mato Grosso; RO, Rondônia. B) An enlarged map of Rondônia showing the location of the outbreaks along highway BR-364. The 2 largest dairy regions and the municipalities referred in this article are also shown: 1, Ouro Preto D’Oeste; 2, Teixeirópolis; 3, Urupá; 4, Jaru; 5, Cacaulândia; 6, Ariquemes; 7, Cacoal; 8, Nova Brasilândia D’Oeste; 9, Espigão D’Oeste. Green shading, Amazon biome; light yellow shading, main dairy region; light orange shading, second-largest dairy region. Thin red lines indicate the Brazilian highway network and thick red lines the main highways of the Amazon region. Maps were constructed by using ArcGIS version 9.3.1 (www.esri.com) based on the location coordinates. ARAV, vaccinia virus Araçatuba strain; PSTV, vaccinia virus Passatempo strain.
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