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Volume 19, Number 1—January 2013

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Schmallenberg Virus in Culicoides spp. Biting Midges, the Netherlands, 2011

Armin R.W. ElbersComments to Author , Rudy Meiswinkel, Erik van Weezep, Marianne M. Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, and Engbert A. Kooi
Author affiliations: Central Veterinary Institute, Lelystad, the Netherlands (A.R.W. Elbers, E. van Weezep, E.A. Kooi); Rocca di Cave, Rome, Italy (R. Meiswinkel); and Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (M.M. Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan)

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Table 1

Schmallenberg virus RNA in Culicoides spp. biting midges collected August–September 2011, the Netherlands

Municipality (Province) Pools, no. positive/no. tested*
C. obsoletus complex C. dewulfi C. chiopterus C. punctatus C. pulicaris Total
Bilthoven (Utrecht) 0/10 0 0 0 0 0/10
Midden-Drenthe (Drenthe) 0/5 0 1/39 0 0 1/44
Ermelo (Gelderland) 12/215 0/130 1/105 0/105 0/1 13/556
Total 12/230 0/130 2/144 0/105 0/1 14/610

*Tested by reverse transcription PCR.

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