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Volume 25, Number 9—September 2019
Research Letter

Bourbon Virus in Wild and Domestic Animals, Missouri, USA, 2012–2013

Katelin C. Jackson1, Thomas Gidlewski, J. Jeffrey Root, Angela M. Bosco-Lauth, R. Ryan Lash, Jessica R. Harmon, Aaron C. Brault, Nicholas A. Panella, William L. Nicholson, and Nicholas KomarComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (K.C. Jackson, A.C. Brault, N.A. Panella, N. Komar); US Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins (T. Gidlewski, J.J. Root); Colorado State University, Fort Collins (A.M. Bosco-Lauth); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R.R. Lash, J.R. Harmon, W.L. Nicholson)

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PRNT70 results for mammals tested for Bourbon virus–neutralizing antibodies, Missouri, USA, 2012–2013*

Common name
Species name
No. positive/no. tested
Proportion positive (95% CI)
Domestic cat Felis catus 0/2 <10 0 (0–0.66)
Domestic dog Canis lupus familiaris 2/13 10–>320 0.15 (0.04–0.42)
Eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus 2/9 >320 0.22 (0.06–0.55)
Fox squirrel Sciurus niger 0/4 <10 0 (0.0–0.49)
Horse Equus caballus 1/24 20 0.04 (0.007–0.20)
Raccoon Procyon lotor 31/62 10–>320 0.50 (0.38–0.62)
Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana 0/28 <10 0 (0.0–0.12)
White-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus 12/14 10–>320 0.86 (0.60–0.96)

*PRNT70, 70% plaque reduction neutralization titer.

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1Current affiliation: Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA.

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