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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012

Research

Geographic Distribution of Hantaviruses Associated with Neotomine and Sigmodontine Rodents, Mexico

Mary L. Milazzo1, Maria N.B. Cajimat1, Hannah E. Romo, Jose G. Estrada-Franco, L. Ignacio Iñiguez-Dávalos, Robert D. Bradley, and Charles F. FulhorstComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (M.L. Milazzo, M.N.B. Cajimat, H.E. Romo, J.G. Estrada-Franco, C.F. Fulhorst); Universidad de Guadalajara, Autlán de Navarro, Mexico (L.I. Iñiguez-Dávalos); Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA (R.D. Bradley)

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Municipalities in Mexico in which rodents positive for antibodies against hantaviruses were captured: 1) Municipality of Santiago, state of Nuevo León; 2) San Fernando, Tamaulipas; 3) Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí; 4) Doctor Arroyo, Nuevo León; 5) Soto la Marina, Tamaulipas; 6) Santa María del Oro, Nayarit; 7) Ciudad del Maíz, San Luis Potosí; 8) Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco; 9) Uruapan, Michoacán; 10) Ecatepec de Morelos, México; 11) Perote, Veracruz; 12) Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero; 1

Figure 1. Municipalities in Mexico in which rodents positive for antibodies against hantaviruses were captured: 1) Municipality of Santiago, state of Nuevo León; 2) San Fernando, Tamaulipas; 3) Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí; 4) Doctor Arroyo, Nuevo León; 5) Soto la Marina, Tamaulipas; 6) Santa María del Oro, Nayarit; 7) Ciudad del Maíz, San Luis Potosí; 8) Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco; 9) Uruapan, Michoacán; 10) Ecatepec de Morelos, México; 11) Perote, Veracruz; 12) Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero; 13) Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Chiapas; 14) Mapastepec, Chiapas. The states shaded in gray are those in which members of Peromyscus maniculatus have been found (28). The star indicates the location in Colima at which rodents infected with Playa de Oro virus were captured in a previous study (13).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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