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Volume 21, Number 12—December 2015

Hunter Island Group Phlebovirus in Ticks, Australia

Penelope J. GauciComments to Author , Jane McAllister, Ian R. Mitchell, Toby D. St. George, Daisy H. Cybinski, Steven S. Davis, and Aneta J. Gubala
Author affiliations: Defence Science & Technology Organisation, Fishermans Bend, Victoria, Australia (P.J. Gauci, J. McAllister, I.R. Mitchell, A.J. Gubala); Long Pocket Laboratories, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia (T.D. St. George, D.H. Cybinski, S.S. Davis); Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Berrimah, Northern Territory, Australia (S.S. Davis)

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Virus neutralization assay results for Albatross Island virus, Australia

Source (species) Location/year sample collected No. positive/no. tested
Magpie goose (Anseranas semipalmata) Northern Territory/1974 0/2
Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles) Northern Territory/1975 0/1
Little corella (Cacatua sanguinea) Northern Territory/1975 0/1
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) Northern Territory/1975 0/8
Cattle egret (Ardea ibis) Gatton, Queensland/1981 0/5
Shy albatross (Thalassarche cauta) Albatross Island/1983 18/36
Black noddy (Anous minutus) Heron Island, Queensland /1985 1/115
Wedge-tailed shearwater (Ardenna pacifica) Heron Island, Queensland /1985 0/46
Domestic chickens (Gallus gallus) Armidale, New South Wales/1979 0/10
Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) Unknown/unknown 0/5
Seals (unknown) Macquarie Island/unknown 0/35
Maruspials (various wallabies, kangaroos, possums) Queensland /Northern Territory/unknown 0/97
Cattle (Bos taurus) Queensland /Northern Territory/1974–1985 0/160
Rusa deer (Rusa timorensis) SE Queensland/1984 0/30

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