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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

Letter

Plasmodium vivax Seroprevalence in Bred Cynomolgus Monkeys, China

Hai-Long Li, Zhen-Yong Liu, Juan Li, Lin Ai, Dong-Hui Zhou, Zi-Guo Yuan, Rui-Qing Lin, Ya-Biao Weng, and Xing-Quan ZhuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, China (H.-L. Li, Z.-Y. Liu, J. Li, L. Ai, X.-Q. Zhu); South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China (H.-L. Li, J. Li, L. Ai, D.-H. Zhou, Z.-G. Yuan, R.-Q. Lin, Y.-B. Weng)

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Table

Prevalence of Plasmodium vivax antibodies in serum samples, from bred cynomolgus monkeys in southern China, determined by ELISA, 2008–2009*

Province
Primate
center
Female

Male

Total
Age, y
No. positive/
no. examined
Prevalence, %
Age, y
No. positive/
no. examined
Prevalence, %
No. positive/
no. examined
Prevalence,
%
GX
A 3.0–5.0 0/20 0 3.0–6.5 1/30 3.3 1/50 2
B 3.0–5.0 0/29 0 3.0–5.5 1/33 3.0 1/62 1.6
C 3.0–5.0 1/27 3.7 3.0–5.5 2/33 6.1 3/60 5
D 2.0–5.0 2/31 6.5 3.0–5.0 1/21 4.8 3/52 5.8
Subtotal
2.0–5.0
3/107
2.8

3.0–6.5
5/117
4.3

8/224
3.6
GD
E 2.5–3.0 0/14 0 2.5–3.0 0/13 0 0/27 0
E 7.0–8.0 0/12 0 8.0–9.0 0/13 0 0/25 0
F 2.5–3.0 2/28 7.1 2.5–6.0 1/24 4.2 3/52 5.8
Subtotal
2.5–8.0
2/54
3.7

2.5–9.0
1/50
2

3/104
2.9
Total 5/161 3.1 6/167 3.6 11/328 3.4

*GX, Guangxi Zhuang Nationality Autonomous Region; GD, Guangdong Province; –, not applicable.

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