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Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014

Reemergence of Rift Valley Fever, Mauritania, 2010

Ousmane Faye, Hampathé Ba, Yamar Ba, Caio C.M. Freire, Oumar Faye, Oumar Ndiaye, Isselmou O. Elgady, Paolo M.A. Zanotto, Mawlouth Diallo, and Amadou A. SallComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal (O. Faye, Y. Ba, O. Faye, M. Diallo, A.A. Sall); Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Nouakchott, Mauritania (H. Ba, I. O. Elgady); University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (C.C.M. Freire, P.M.A. Zanotto)

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Table 3

Virologic results for mosquitoes tested during a Rift Valley fever outbreak, Mauritania, 2010*

Mosquitoes species No. tested No. mosquito pools No. mosquitoes positive for RVFV by RT-PCR No. with isolated virus
Aedes vexans 13 3 0 0
Anopheles gambiae 259 10 0 0
Anopheles pharoensis 51 7 0 0
Anopheles rufipes 47 7 0 0
Anopheles pretoriensis 3 1 0 0
Anopheles gambiae 36 2 0 0
Anopheles pharoensis 2,276 46 4 4
Anopheles rufipes 16 4 0 0
Anopheles pretoriensis 30 5 0 0
Total 2,736 85 4 3

*RVFV, Rift Valley fever virus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.

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