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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013

Human Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 in Wild Nonhuman Primates, Zambia

Michihito Sasaki, Akihiro Ishii, Yasuko Orba, Yuka Thomas, Bernard M. Hang’ombe, Ladslav Moonga, Aaron S. Mweene, Hirohito Ogawa, Ichiro Nakamura, Takashi Kimura, and Hirofumi SawaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan (M. Sasaki, A. Ishii, Y. Orba, Y. Thomas, H. Ogawa, I. Nakamura, T. Kimura, H. Sawa); University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia (B.M. Hang’ombe, L. Moonga, A.S. Mweene)

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Sample information and results of the molecular and serologic analyses of human parainfluenza virus type 3, Zambia

Animal (species) Sampling location RT-PCR positive/total* Western blot positive/total
Yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus) Mfuwe 1/50 2/50
Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) Mfuwe 0/50 3/50
Chacma baboons (P. ursinus) Livingstone 3/50 11/50
Vervet monkeys (C. pygerythrus)
Total 4/189 19/189

*RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.

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