Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017
Fatal Outbreak in Tonkean Macaques Caused by Possibly Novel Orthopoxvirus, Italy, January 20151
|Species||IFA IgM test, no. positive/no. total (%)||IgM titer†||IFA IgG test, no. positive/no. total (%)||IgG titer,† range|
|Tonkean macaque (Macaca tonkeana)||0/30||Negative||8/30||1:40−1: 640|
|Cynomolgus macaque (M. fascicularis)||0/11||Negative||3/11||1:20−1:160|
|Barbary macaque (M. sylvanus)||2/12||1:20||2/12||1:20|
|Rhesus macaque (M. mulatta)||0/1||Negative||1/1||1:80|
|Japanese macaque (M. fuscata)||0/2||Negative||2/2||1:80|
|Tufted capuchin (Sapajus apella)||0/4||Negative||2/4||1:20|
|Grivet (Cercopithecus aethiops)||0/1||Negative||0/1||Negative|
|Hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas)
|Total||2/62 (3.22)||18/62 (29.03)|
*IFA, immunofluorescence antibody.
†Threshold dilution was 1:20.
1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the Xth International Congress of the European Society for Veterinary Virology; August 31–September 3, 2015; Montpellier, France.
2These first authors were co–principal investigators who contributed equally to this article.