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Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018

Borrelia miyamotoi Infections in Small Mammals, California, USA

Daniel J. Salkeld1Comments to Author , Nathan C. Nieto1, Denise L. Bonilla2, Melissa H. Yoshimizu, and Kerry A. Padgett
Author affiliations: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (D.J. Salkeld); Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (N.C. Nieto); California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA (D.L. Bonilla, M.H. Yoshimizu, K.A. Padgett)

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Table 1

Numbers of mammals captured and tested for Borrelia spp., by species and location, California, USA*

Species Foothills Park Thornewood OSP
Windy Hill OSP Total
Redwood habitat Oak–madrone woodland
Dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes) 4 0 1 1 6
Brush mouse (Peromyscus boylii) 27 9 17 18 71
California mouse (Peromyscus californicus) 6 3 9 6 24
Deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) 6 4 2 1 13
Pinyon mouse (Peromyscus truei) 3 0 0 0 3
Total 46 16 29 26 117

*OSP, Open Space Preserves.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2Current affiliation: United States Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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