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Volume 20, Number 6—June 2014


Bartonella spp. and Yersinia pestis Reservoirs, Cusco, Peru

Aarón Martin-Alonso, Mayday Soto, Pilar ForondaComments to Author , Elsa Aguilar, Guillermo Bonnet, Rosa Pacheco, Basilio Valladares, and Maria A. Quispe-Ricalde
Author affiliations: University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain (A. Martin-Alonso, P. Foronda, G. Bonnet, B. Valladares, M. A. Quispe-Ricalde); National University of San Antonio Abad, Cusco, Peru (M. Soto, E. Aguilar, R. Pacheco)

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Prevalence of Bartonella sppand Yersinia pestis in rodents from Echarate District, Cusco, Peru

Study area Rodent host species (no.) No. (%) positive for Yersinia pestis No. (%) positive for Bartonella spp.
Alto Ivochote Rattus rattus (20) 3 (15) 0 (0)
Alto Ivochote Hylaeamys perenensis (1) 0 1 (100)
Aguas Calientes Hylaeamys perenensis (2) 2 (100) 2 (100)
Aguas Calientes Oecomys spp. (1) 1 (100) 1 (100)
Yometoni Rattus rattus (4) 0 1 (25)
Total (28) 6 (21.4) 5 (17.9)

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