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Volume 24, Number 1—January 2018

Rodent Abundance and Hantavirus Infection in Protected Area, East-Central Argentina

Malena Maroli1, María Victoria Vadell1, Paula Padula, and Isabel E. Gómez VillafañeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centro de Investigaciones Científicas y Transferencia de Tecnología a Producción, Diamante, Argentina (M. Maroli); Universidad de San Martín, San Martin, Argentina (M.V. Vadell); Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud Dr. Carlos G. Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Argentina (P. Padula); Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Buenos Aires (I.E. Gómez Villafañe); Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires (I.E. Gómez Villafañe)

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Table 1

Characteristics of Akodon azarae grass mice per habitat in Otamendi Natural Reserve, Argentina

Habitat A. azarae trap success rate (no.)* Males, % Body length, mm Hanatavirus antibody prevalence, %
Riparian forest 0.014 (23) 70 102 35
Celtis tala forest 0.004 (8) 63 99 25
Lowland grassland with Cyperaceae 0.006 (22) 59 103 35
Highland grassland with Ligustrum spp. 0.013 (44) 61 93 2
Highland grassland with livestock 0.018 (32) 54 99 28
Salty grassland 0.022 (75) 61 99 29

*Values in parentheses are total number of A. azarae grass mice.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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