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Volume 9, Number 10—October 2003

Dispatch

Mayaro Virus in Wild Mammals, French Guiana

Benoît de Thoisy*, Jacques Gardon*, Rosa Alba Salas†, Jacques Morvan*, and Mirdad Kazanji*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, French Guiana; †Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC), Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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Table 1

Ecologic data used in the multivariate analysisa

Species Vertical use of space Rhythm of activity Lifespan Density
Choloepus didactylus
A
ND
L
M
Tamandua tetradactyla
AT
ND
L
M
Bradypus tridactylus
A
ND
L
H
Dasypus spp.
T
N
I
H
Myoprocta acouchy
T
D
I
M
Dasyprocta leporina
T
D
I
H
Agouti paca
T
N
I
H
Coendou melanurus
A
N
I
M
C. prehensilis
A
N
I
H
Echimys spp.
A
N
I
M
Proechimys sp.
T
N
I
H
Mazama spp.
T
ND
I
L
Tayassu tajacu
T
D
I
M
Potos flavus
A
N
I
M
Nasua nasua & Eira barbara
AT
D
I
L
Didelphis marsupialis
AT
N
S
M
Didelphis albiventris
AT
N
S
M
Caluromys philander
AT
N
S
H
Metachirus nudicaudatus
T
N
S
M
Caluromys philander
AT
N
S
H
Alouatta seniculus
A
D
L
M
Saimiri sciureus
A
D
I
M
Pithecia pithecia
A
D
I
L
Saguinus midas A D I M

aVertical use of space: A, arboreal, T, terrestrial, AT, both arboreal and terrestrial. Rhythm of activity: D, diurnal; N, nocturnal; ND, nocturnal and diurnal. Lifespan: S, short; I, intermediate; L, long (see text). Density: L, low; M, medium; H , high (see text).

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