Volume 21, Number 4—April 2015
West Nile Virus Infection Incidence Based on Donated Blood Samples and Neuroinvasive Disease Reports, Northern Texas, USA, 2012
|Model type||No. samples tested||Person-months†||No. WNV RNA+ donations||Viremic donations/10,000 donations||Incidence/10,000 donor months||% Population infected (95% CI)||Estimated no. infections (95% CI)|
||0.72 (0.44–1.00)||31,013 (19,133–42,893)|
*NAT, Nucleic acid amplification technology
†Person-months = number of donations tested multiplied by WNV RNA detection period/30.5.
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