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Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009


Influenza Virus A (H1N1) in Giant Anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

Sally Nofs1, Mohamed Abd-Eldaim1, Kathy V. Thomas, David Toplon, Dawn Rouse, and Melissa KennedyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (S. Nofs, D. Toplon, D. Rouse); University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (M. Abd-Eldaim, K. Thomas, M. Kennedy); Suez Canal University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ismailia, Egypt (M. Abd-Eldaim)

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Serologic results on samples collected from 3 anteaters before and after the February 2007 respiratory disease outbreak at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, Nashville, Tennessee, USA*

Animal no. Before outbreak
After outbreak
Virus isolation
Date collected HI titer Date collected HI titer
1 2004 Apr 0 2007 Aug 32 No sample
2 2006 Aug 4 2008 Jun 64 No sample
3 2006 Mar 32 2008 Oct 64 Virus isolated

*HI, hemagglutination inhibition.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.