Bayou Virus-Associated Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Eastern Texas: Identification of the Rice Rat, Oryzomys palustris, as Reservoir Host
Norah Torrez-Martinez*, Mausumi Bharadwaj*, Diane Goade*, John Delury†, Peggy Moran*, Bradley Hicks†, Beverlee Nix‡, James L. Davis¶, and Brian Hjelle*
Author affiliations: *University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; †Texas Department of Health, Austin, Texas, USA; ‡Texas Department of Health, Houston, Texas, USA; ¶St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Beaumont, Texas, USA.
Figure 2. Location of rodents trapped during investigations related to patient P/Tx (March 1996; ) and patient T/Tx (October 1996; this report). The locations in which rodents were collected are broadly classified into four areas, designated 1 through 4.
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