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Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017


Bourbon Virus in Field-Collected Ticks, Missouri, USA

Harry M. SavageComments to Author , Kristen L. Burkhalter, Marvin S. Godsey, Nicholas A. Panella, David C. Ashley, William L. Nicholson, and Amy J. Lambert
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (H.M. Savage, K.L. Burkhalter, M.S. Godsey, Jr., N.A. Panella, A.J. Lambert); Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, USA (D.C. Ashley); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (W.L. Nicholson)

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Table 2

Bourbon virus confirmed by real-time reverse transcription PCR in pools of Amblyomma americanum ticks, Missouri, USA, 2013

Pool no. County Site Collection date Stage Sex* No. specimens
MO-2013-1246 Nodaway 2a Jun 12 Adult M 4
MO-2013-2499 Gentry 27 Jul 24 Nymph 25
MO-2013-2530 Gentry 27 Jul 24 Nymph 25

*–, nymphs cannot be sexed.

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