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Volume 10, Number 12—December 2004


Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Mauritania

Pierre Nabeth*Comments to Author , Dah Ould Cheikh†, Baidy Lo‡, Ousmane Faye*, Idoumou Ould Mohamed Vall†, Mbayame Niang*, Bocar Wague†, Djibril Diop‡, Mawlouth Diallo*, Boubacar Diallo§, Ousmane Madiagne Diop*, and François Simon*
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal; †Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales, Nouakchott, Mauritania; ‡Centre National d’Hygiène, Nouakchott, Mauritania; and; §Centre National d’Elevage et de Recherches Vétérinaires, Nouakchott, Mauritania

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Table 3

Serologic results for animals sampled in areas surrounding patients’ homes, Mauritania, February–August 2003

Case Probable source of infection Place of sampling Livestock species (no. positive/no. tested)
Sheep Goats Total
1 Animal El Mina, Nouakchott 0/7 1/2 1/9
1 Animal Azlat, Brakna 4/25 0/0 4/25
13 Hospital Arafat, Nouakchott 3/10 2/19 5/29
14 Hospital Arafat, Nouakchott 0/2 0/4 0/6
16 Hospital Tevragh Zeina, Nouakchott 3/9 0/0 3/9
23, 24 Animal El Mina, Nouakchott 4/16 0/0 4/16
27 Animal (?) Teyarett, Nouakchott 0/1 0/2 0/3
Total 14/70 3/27 17/97

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