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Volume 27, Number 9—September 2021

Hotspot of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Seropositivity in Wildlife, Northeastern Spain

Johan Espunyes, Oscar CabezónComments to Author , Lola Pailler-García, Andrea Dias-Alves, Lourdes Lobato-Bailón, Ignasi Marco, Maria P. Ribas, Pedro E. Encinosa-Guzmán, Marta Valldeperes, and Sebastian Napp
Author affiliations: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain (J. Espunyes, O. Cabezón, A. Dias-Alves, L. Lobato-Bailón, I. Marco, M.P. Ribas, P.E. Encinosa-Guzmán, M. Valldeperes); Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Bellaterra (O. Cabezón, L. Pailler-García, S. Napp)

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Table 2

Distribution of samples tested for the presence of antibodies against CCHFV among various mammalian species, Ebro Delta area, Spain*

Species 2014–2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total
Iberian ibex 15/15 (75%–100%) 5/5 46/46 (90%–100%) 66/66 (93%–100%)
Roe deer 1/2 1/2
European rabbit 0/11 (0%–32%) 0/11 (0%–32%)
Wild boar

0/18 (0%–22%)
5/24 (8%–43%)
Total 0/11 (0%–32%) 16/16 (76%–100%) 8/8 (60%–100%) 47/66 (59%–81%) 1/2 72/103 (60%–78%)

*Data are no. positive/no. tested (95% CI for percentage CCHFV positive). CCHFV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.

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