Volume 20, Number 7—July 2014
MERS Coronavirus in Dromedary Camel Herd, Saudi Arabia
|Farm, sampling date
||No. specimens positive/no. tested|
|2013 Nov 30||Calf, 0||ND||ND||ND|
|2013 Dec 4||Calf, 9||ND||0/9||0/7|
|2013 Dec 30||Calf, 8||7/8||0/1||0/6|
|2014 Feb 14||Calf, 7||0/7||ND||0/7|
|Farm B: 2014 Feb 11||Calf, 3||0/3||ND||0/3|
*Data on individual dromedaries are provided in online Technical Appendix Table, wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/article/20/7/14-0571-Techapp1.pdf. RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; MERS-CoV, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; ND, not done.
†Adults are 6–14 y of age; calves are 40 d to 2 y of age.
‡Two different dromedaries were positive in nasal and fecal swabs.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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