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Volume 5, Number 1—February 1999

Research

Natural History of Sin Nombre Virus in Western Colorado

Charles H. Calisher*, William Sweeney*, James N. Mills†, and Barry J. Beaty*
Author affiliations: *Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA;; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

Antibody (enzyme-linked immuno- sorbent assay for immunoglobulin G) to Sin Nombre virus, Fort Lewis and Molina, Colorado, 1994-1997

Location Species No. positive/
No. tested % Antibody-positive
Fort Lewis Peromyscus maniculatus 29/302 9.6
Tamias minimus 0/48 0
P. truei 1/3 33
Molina P. maniculatus 36/385 9.4
P. truei 4/155 2.6
P. leucopus 1/2 50
Reithrodontomys megalotis 0/2 0
T. minimus 0/64 0
T. quadrivittatus 0/2 0

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