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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014

Prevalence of SFTSV among Asian House Shrews and Rodents, China, January–August 2013

Jian-Wei Liu1, Hong-Ling Wen1, Li-Zhu Fang, Zhen-Tang Zhang, Shu-Ting He, Zai-Feng Xue, Dong-Qiang Ma, Xiao-Shuang Zhang, Tao Wang, Hao Yu, Leyi Wang, Li ZhaoComments to Author , and Xue-Jie YuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan, China (J.-W. Liu, H.-L. Wen, L.-Z. Fang, S.-T. He, X.-S. Zhang, L. Zhao, X.-j. Yu); Huangdao District Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Qingdao City, China (Z.-T. Zhang, Z.-F. Xue, D.-Q. Ma); Zibo Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Zibo, China (T. Wang); University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (H. Yu, X-j. Yu); College of Medicine and Nursing, Dezhou University, Dezhou City, China (Y. Zhang)

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Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus seroprevalence rate and PCR positivity rate among rodents and shrews, Jiaonan County, Shandong Province, China, January–August 2013

Animal No. seropositive/no. total (%) No. PCR positive/no. total (%)
Mus musculus mice 2/182 (1.1) 1/103 (1.0)
Rattus norvegicus rats 0/156 1/116 (0.9)
Cricetulus tyiton hamsters 1/125 (0.8) 1/83 (1.2)
Apodemus agrarius mice 2/186 (1.1) 0/129
Cricetulus barabensis hamsters 0/17 0/9
Suncus murinus shrews 4/89 (4.5) 2/77 (2.6)
Total 9/755 (1.2) 5/517 (1.0)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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