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. Fulhorst
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)
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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