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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003

Research

Hantavirus Infection in Humans and Rodents, Northwestern Argentina

Noemi Pini*Comments to Author , Silvana Levis*, Gladys Calderón*, Josefina Ramirez†, Daniel Bravo‡, Elena Lozano†, Carlos Ripoll§, Stephen St. Jeor¶, Thomas G. Ksiazek#, Ruben M. Barquez**††, and Delia Enria*
Author affiliations: *Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas “Dr. Julio I. Maiztegui,” Pergamino, Argentina; †Hospital San Miguel, Yuto, Jujuy, Argentina; ‡Hospital Oscar Orias, Libertador General San Martín, Jujuy, Argentina; §Dirección de Epidemiología, Jujuy, Argentina; ¶University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA; #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; **Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina; ††Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Tucumán, Argentina

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Table 3

Hantavirus antibody prevalence by location of residence site and location of occupational activitya

  UrbanNo positive/tested (%) SuburbanNo positive/tested (%) RuralNo positive/tested (%)
Dwellings
3/31 (9.7)
4/121 (3.3)
15/189 (8)
Occupational activity 0/40 (0) 1/57 (1.8) 20/201 (10)

aAs determined by immunoglobulin G enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

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