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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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Table A1

Rodents captured in Mexico and tested for antibody against hantavirus, 1998–2008, by species and state*

Species No. rodents (state) Antibody prevalence†
Baiomys musculus 24 (CH), 3 (JA), 1 (MH), 14 (OA), 1 (VZ) 1/43
B. taylori 2 (CI), 1 (GJ), 1 (GR), 24 (JA), 5 (MH), 4 (PU), 9 (SI), 2 (TM) 1/48
Habromys ixtlani 5 (OA) 0/5
Habromys sp. 1 (VZ) 0/1
Hodomys alleni 1 (OA) 0/1
Megadontomys thomasi 1 (GR) 0/1
Neotoma albigula 6 (SO) 0/6
Neotoma leucodon 13 (NL), 10 (SL) 0/23
Neotoma mexicana 1 (CH), 1 (MH), 3 (NA), 3 (OA), 2 (VZ) 0/10
Neotoma micropus 2 (TM) 0/2
Neotoma picta 2 (GR) 0/2
Neotomodon alstoni 6 (EM), 1 (MH) 0/7
Oligoryzomys fulvescens 1 (SL) 0/1
Onychomys leucogaster 1 (NL), 3 (SL), 1 (TM) 0/5
Onychomys torridus 3 (SO) 0/3
Oryzomys alfaroi 1 (OA) 0/1
Oryzomys couesi 7 (CH), 1 (OA), 2 (VZ) 1/10
Oryzomys melanotis 4 (SL) 0/4
Oryzomys mexicanus 3 (CH) 0/3
Osgoodomys banderanus 2 (JA), 11 (MH), 2 (NA) 0/15
Peromyscus aztecus 3 (CH), 1 (OA) 0/4
P. beatae 3 (CH), 6 (GR), 21 (OA), 4 (VZ) 0/34
P. boylii 3 (CI), 2 (JA), 6 (SO) 0/11
P. difficilis 1 (OA), 8 (TL) 0/9
P. eremicus 8 (CU), 5 (NL), 6 (SL) 1/19
P. evides 4 (GR) 0/4
P. gratus 5 (JA), 5 (PU) 0/10
P. hooperi 6 (CU) 0/6
P. hylocetes 8 (EM) 2/8
P. leucopus 1 (NL), 1 (SL), 13 (TM) 2/15
P. levipes 3 (EM), 2 (GR), 30 (NL), 16 (SL) 4/51
P. maniculatus 9 (NL), 5 (SL), 1 (TL), 5 (VZ) 3/20
P. megalops 29 (GR) 1/29
P. melanophrys 5 (GJ), 1 (JA), 9 (NL), 5 (PU), 8 (SL) 0/28
P. melanotis 75 (EM), 1 (MH), 59 (VZ) 3/135
P. merriami 6 (SO) 0/6
P. mexicanus 13 (CH), 11 (VZ) 0/24
P. ochraventer 11 (SL) 2/11
P. pectoralis 2 (CU), 1 (TM) 0/3
P. schmidlyi 1 (SO) 0/1
P. spicilegus 24 (JA), 7 (MH) 2/31
P. truei 1 (CI), 1 (TM) 0/2
P. zarhynchus 2 (CH) 0/2
Peromyscus spp. 1 (CI), 7 (EM), 8 (MH), 27 (NA) 1/43
Reithrodontomys bakeri 3 (GR) 0/3
R. fulvescens 1 (CI), 3 (JA), 4 (NL), 1 (OA), 1 (PU), 5 (SL), 1 (VZ) 0/16
R. megalotis 4 (EM), 4 (JA), 4 (NL), 5 (SL), 7 (TL), 1 (TM), 20 (VZ) 5/45
R. mexicanus 6 (JA), 14 (MH), 1 (SL) 0/21
R. microdon 3 (MH), 1 (OA) 1/4
R. sumichrasti 3 (CH), 18 (GR), 2 (MH) 5/23
Reithrodontomys spp. 1 (EM) 0/1
Sigmodon alleni 1 (JA) 0/1
S. hispidus 3 (TM) 0/3
S. mascotensis 11 (CH), 2 (GJ), 1 (GR), 11 (JA), 2 (MH), 14 (OA) 0/41
S. ochrognathus 1 (CI) 0/1
S. toltecus 1 (NL), 1 (TM), 18 (VZ) 0/20
Total 35/876

*CH, Chiapas (municipalities of Mapastepec, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, and Zinacantán); CI, Chihuahua (Cusihuiriáchi); CU, Coahuila (Monclova); EM, Estado de México (Ecatepec de Morelos, Toluca, and Villa del Carbón); GJ, Guanajuato (Allende); GR, Guerrero (Chilpancingo de los Bravo); JA, Jalisco (Autlán de Navarro, Cocula, Jocotepec, and Ojuelos de Jalisco); MH, Michoacán (Múgica, Uruapan, Zinapécuaro, and Zitácuaro); NA, Nayarit (San Blas and Santa María del Oro); NL, Nuevo León (Doctor Arroyo, Galeana, Monterrey, and Santiago); OA, Oaxaca (Oaxaca de Juárez, San Pedro Mixtepec, and Santo Domingo Zanatepec); PU, Puebla (Tehuacán); SL, San Luis Potosí (Catorce and Ciudad del Maíz); SI, Sinaloa (Rosario); SO, Sonora (Navojoa and Yécora); TL, Tlaxcala (Tepetitla de Lardizabal); TM, Tamaulipas (San Fernando and Soto la Marina); VZ, Veracruz (Coatzacoalcos, Perote, and Poza Rica).
†Number positive/number tested for antibody (IgG) against hantavirus.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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