Volume 11, Number 3—March 2005
Ebola Virus Antibody Prevalence in Dogs and Human Risk
|Area/village characteristic||No.||No. positive||Seroprevalence* (%)||95% confidence interval (%)|
|Major towns (Libreville and Port Gentil)||79||7||8.9||3.6–17.4|
|Ebola virus–epidemic area (villages)||159||40||25.2||18.6–32.6|
|Villages with human cases||92||25||27.2||18.4–37.4|
|Villages without human cases||67||15||22.4||13.1–34.2|
|Villages with human cases and animal source||66||21||31.8||20.9–44.4|
|Villages with human cases, without animal source
|*Seroprevalence rates were compared by using the Fisher exact test with a 0.05 confidence level.|
¹Loïs Allela and Olivier Bourry contributed equally to this work.
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