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Volume 11, Number 7—July 2005

West Nile Virus Surveillance, Guadeloupe, 2003–2004

Thierry Lefrançois*Comments to Author , Bradley J. Blitvich†, Jennifer Pradel*, Sophie Molia*, Nathalie Vachiéry*, Guillaume Pallavicini*, Nicole L. Marlenee†, Stéphan Zientara‡, Martial Petitclerc§, and Dominique Martinez*
Author affiliations: *Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, Prise d'Eau, Guadeloupe, French West Indies; †Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ‡Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments, Paris, France; §Direction des Services Vétérinaires de Guadeloupe, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies

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Table 1

West Nile virus (WNV) seroprevalence in equines and chickens in Guadeloupe, 2002–2004

Sample Equines, n (%)
Chickens, n (%)
July 2002* July 2003 August 2004 December 2002* July 2003 July 2004
WNV positive 10 (2.8) 94 (19.3) 70 (16.2) 11 (52.4) 11 (1.7) 5 (0.6)
Unknown flavivirus positive
10 (2.1)
11 (2.6)
1 (0.2)
2 (0.2)
Total tested 360 487 431 21 656 801

*Data from the serosurveys conducted in 2002 have been presented elsewhere (1).

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