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Volume 24, Number 1—January 2018

High Seroprevalence of Jamestown Canyon Virus among Deer and Humans, Nova Scotia, Canada

Glenn Patriquin, Michael Drebot, Teri Cole, Robbin Lindsay, Emily Schleihauf, B. Lynn Johnston, Kristina Dimitrova, Maya Traykova-Andonova, Angela Mask, David Haldane, and Todd F. HatchetteComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (G. Patriquin, B.L. Johnston, D. Haldane, T.F. Hatchette); Dalhousie University, Halifax (G. Patriquin, B.L. Johnston, D. Haldane, T.F. Hatchette); Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (M. Drebot, R. Lindsay, K. Dimitrova, M. Traykova-Andonova); Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Halifax (T. Cole); Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (E. Schleihauf, A. Mask).

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Table 1

White-tailed deer seropositivity for Jamestown Canyon virus, Nova Scotia, Canada*

No. white-tailed deer No. (%) seropositive No. seronegative p value
Total, n =82
72 (87.8)
Community 1.000
A, n =40 35 (87.5) 5
B, n =42
37 (88.1)

Sex 0.713
Male, n =40 35 (87.5) 5
Female, n =37 34 (91.9) 3
Unknown, n =5
3 (60.0)
Age 0.0567
Adult, n =58 54 (93.1) 4
Immature, n =24
18 (75.0)
*NA, not applicable.

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