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Volume 8, Number 8—August 2002


Human Exposure to Herpesvirus B–Seropositive Macaques, Bali, Indonesia

Gregory A. Engel*, Lisa Jones-Engel*Comments to Author , Michael A. Schillaci*, Komang Gde Suaryana†, Artha Putra†, Agustin Fuentes‡, and Richard Henkel§
Author affiliations: *University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; †Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia; ‡Central Washington University, Ellensberg, Washington, USA; §Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 3

Prevalence of bite and scratch injuries from monkeys to humans, Sangeh, Bali

Descriptor No. (%) of persons
(n = 105)
Bitten 31 (29.5)
Bitten more than once 7 (6.7)
Scratched 41 (39.0)
Scratched more than once 15 (14.3)
Bitten or scratched 51 (48.6)
Possessed food at time of injury 48 (94.1)
All persons 105 (100)

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