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Volume 26, Number 3—March 2020

Long-Term Rodent Surveillance after Outbreak of Hantavirus Infection, Yosemite National Park, California, USA, 2012

Mary E. DanforthComments to Author , Sharon Messenger, Danielle Buttke, Matthew Weinburke, George Carroll, Gregory Hacker, Michael Niemela, Elizabeth S. Andrews, Bryan T. Jackson, Vicki Kramer, and Mark Novak
Author affiliations: California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California, USA (M.E. Danforth, G. Hacker, M. Niemela, E.S. Andrews, B.T. Jackson, V. Kramer, M. Novak); California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA (S. Messenger); National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (D. Buttke); National Park Service, El Portal, California USA (M. Weinburke, G. Carroll)

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Table 2

Characteristics of Peromyscus maniculatus rodents tested for Sin Nombre virus in Yosemite National Park, California, USA, 2013–2018*

Characteristic category Value
M 21/147 (14.3)†
12/186 (6.5)
Adult 24/189 (12.7)
Subadult 9/107 (8.4)
0/37 (0)
Ear scarred, torn, or notched‡
3/13 (18.8)
Curry Village 4/88 (4.5)
Other Yosemite Valley periodomestic area 3/59 (5.1)
Curry Village natural area 0/7 (0)
Tuolumne Meadows
26/179 (14.5)†
Mean weight, g
Antibody negative
M 14.7
F 15.9
Antibody positive
M 17.1§
F 17.2§

*Values are no. antibody positive/no. tested (%) unless otherwise indicated.
†Significantly greater than others in category.
‡Observations about the presence of ear scars, tears, or notches were not systematically recorded.
§Significant difference between antibody positive and antibody negative.

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