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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011


Antibody to Arenaviruses in Rodents, Caribbean Colombia

Salim Mattar, Camilo Guzmán, Justiniano Arrazola, Ella Soto, José Barrios, Noemí Pini, Silvana Levis, Jorge Salazar-BravoComments to Author , and James N. Mills
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Universidad de Córdoba, Montería, Colombia (S. Mattar, C. Guzmán, J. Arrazola, E. Soto, J. Barrios); Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas “Dr. Julio I Maiztegui,” Pergamino, Argentina (N. Pini, S. Levis); Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA (J. Salazar-Bravo); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Mills)

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Comparison of PICHV and GTOV antibody titers in rodents after serologic screening of 210 sigmodontine rodents, Córdoba, Colombia, November 1, 2008–June 10, 2009*

Specimen no. Species PICHV titer GTOV titer Rural locality
49 Zygodontomys brevicauda 40 <10 Monteria
70 Z. brevicauda 80 10 Monteria
105 Z. brevicauda 40 <10 Monteria
107 Oligoryzomys fulvescens 20 <10 Monteria
272 Z. brevicauda 80 10 Monteria
289 Z. brevicauda 20 <10 Monteria
317 Z. brevicauda 40 <10 Monteria
344 Z. brevicauda 20 <10 Monteria
345 Z. brevicauda <10 20 Monteria
209 Z. brevicauda 10 80 Lorica
211 Z. brevicauda <10 40 Lorica

*PICHV, Pichindé arenavirus; GTOV, Guanarito arenavirus. Titers in boldface are >4-fold higher than titers for the other antigen.

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