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Volume 25, Number 2—February 2019

Epidemiologic and Ecologic Investigations of Monkeypox, Likouala Department, Republic of the Congo, 2017

Reena H. DoshiComments to Author , Sarah Anne J. Guagliardo, Jeffrey B. Doty, Angelie Dzabatou Babeaux, Audrey Matheny, Jillybeth Burgado, Michael B. Townsend, Clint N. Morgan, Panayampalli Subbian Satheshkumar, Nestor Ndakala, Therese Kanjingankolo, Lambert Kitembo, Jean Malekani, Lem’s Kalemba, Elisabeth Pukuta, Tobi N’kaya, Fabien Kangoula, Cynthia Moses, Andrea M. McCollum, Mary G. Reynolds, Jean-Vivien Mombouli, Yoshinori Nakazawa, and Brett W. Petersen
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R.H. Doshi, S.A.J. Guagliardo, J.B. Doty, A. Matheny, J. Burgado, M.B. Townsend, C.N. Morgan, P.S. Satheshkumar, A.M. McCollum, M.G. Reynolds, Y. Nakazawa, B.W. Petersen); Ministry of Health, Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of the Congo (A.D. Babeaux, L. Kitembo, F. Kangoula, J.-V. Mombouli); Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fellowship Program, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA (A. Matheny, J. Burgado, C.N. Morgan); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (N. Ndakala, T. Kanjingankolo, J.-V. Mombouli); University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa (J. Malekani, L. Kalemba); Institut Nationale de Recherche Biomedicale, Kinshasa (E. Pukuta); Ministere de l’Agriculture, de l’Elevage et de la Peche, Brazzaville (T. N’kaya); International Communication and Education Fund, Kinshasa (C. Moses)

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Table 3

Summary of orthopoxvirus IgG ELISA results from mammals sampled in Manfouété, Likouala Department, Republic of the Congo, 2017

Order Genus Common name No. sampled No. (%) positive
Rodentia Hylomyscus African wood mouse 28 0
Malacomys Long-footed rat 15 0
Praomys Soft-furred rat 15 0
Cricetomys Giant pouched rat 9 2 (22.2)
Hybomys Hump-nosed mouse 6 0
Rattus Rat 3 0
Lemniscomys Zebra mouse 2 0
Mastomys Multimammate rat 2 0

Brush-tailed porcupine
Eulipotyphla Sylvisorex Climbing shrew 8 0
Crocidura White-toothed shrew 8 0

Unknown shrew
Chiroptera Pipistrellus Pipistrelle bat 1 0

Singing fruit bat
Total 105 2 (1.9)

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