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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013


Spread of Kyasanur Forest Disease, Bandipur Tiger Reserve, India, 2012–2013

Devendra T. MouryaComments to Author , Pragya D. Yadav, K. Sandhya, and Shivanna Reddy
Author affiliations: National Institute of Virology, Pune, India (D.T. Mourya, P.D. Yadav); Virus Diagnostic Laboratory, Shimoga, India (V.K. Sandhya, S. Reddy)

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Real-time reverse transcription PCR and nested reverse transcription PCR results for specimens screened for Kyasanur Forest disease virus, India, November 2012–May 2013*

Date of sample collection Location of sample collection No. samples positive/no. total
Human Monkey Tick pools
2012 Nov Maddur Forest Range, Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 4/6 3/7
2013 Jan Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 7/13 0/7
2013 Jan Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu State 0/1 1/2 0/5
2013 Feb Chamarajanagara District, Karnataka State 1/2
2013, May Wayanad District, Kerala State 1/1
Total no. positive samples 12/21 4/9 1/14

*–, no samples from the area.

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