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Volume 17, Number 8—August 2011

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Pygmy Rice Rat as Potential Host of Castelo dos Sonhos Hantavirus

Elizabeth S. Travassos da Rosa, Daniele B. A. Medeiros, Márcio R.T. Nunes, Darlene B. Simith, Armando de Souza Pereira, Mauro R. Elkhoury, Marília Lavocat, Aparecido A.R. Marques, Alba Valéria Via, Paulo D’Andrea, Cibele R. Bonvicino, Elba Regina S. Lemos, and Pedro F.C. VasconcelosComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Instituto Evandro Chagas, Ananindeua, Brazil (E.S. Travassos da Rosa, D.B.A. Medeiros, M.R.T. Nunes, D.B. Smith, A. de Souza Pereira, P.F.C. Vasconcelos); Fundação Nacional de Saúde, Brasília, Brazil (M.R. Elkhoury); Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde, Brasília (M.R. Elkhoury, M. Lavocat); Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Brazil (A.A.R. Marques, A.V. Via); Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (P. D’Andrea, C.R. Bonvicino, E.R.S. Lemos); Instituto Nacional de Câncer, Rio de Janeiro (C.R. Bonvicino); Universidade do Estado do Pará, Belém, Brazil (P.F.C. Vasconcelos).

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Table 1

Pygmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys utiaritensis) samples from which Castelo dos Sonhos virus genome was amplified, sequenced, and phylogenetically analyzed, Brazil*

IEC no. SVS no. MN no. GenBank
accession no.
AN 711258 328 MN 74939 HQ719472
AN 717307 33 MN 75063 HQ719471
AN 717313 39 MN 74965 HQ719470
AN 729965 183 MN 75064 HQ719469

*IEC, Instituto Evandro Chagas; SVS, Secretaria de Vigilância em Saúde; MN, Museu Nacional.

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