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Volume 21, Number 10—October 2015

Heartland Virus Neutralizing Antibodies in Vertebrate Wildlife, United States, 2009–2014

Kasen K. Riemersma1 and Nicholas KomarComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Table 2

Lack of detectable cross-neutralization of HRTV by mouse hyperimmune ascites fluids containing high-titered antibodies to LSV, SCV, and RGV*

Virus (challenge dose, PFU) PRNT70 antibody titers
HRTV (54) 160 <20 <20 <20
LSV (214) 20 ≥640 <20 <20
SCV (220) 20 <20 320 <20
RGV (14) <20 <20 <20 320

*HRTV, Heartland virus; LSV, lone star virus; PRNT70, 70% plaque-reduction neutralization test; RGV, Rio Grande virus; SCV, Sunday Canyon virus.

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1Current affiliation: University of California, Davis, California, USA.

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