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Volume 28, Number 2—February 2022

Widespread Detection of Multiple Strains of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Ticks, Spain

María Paz Sánchez-SecoComments to Author , María José Sierra, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Félix Valcárcel, Ricardo Molina, Eva Ramírez de Arellano, Angeles Sonia Olmeda, Lucía García San Miguel, Maribel Jiménez, Luis J. Romero, Anabel Negredo, and Group for CCHFv Research
Author affiliations: CIBER Enfermedades Infecciosas (CIBERINFEC), Madrid, Spain (M.P. Sánchez-Seco, M.J. Sierra, R. Molina, A. Negredo); Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain (A. Estrada-Peña); Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Madrid (F. Valcárcel); Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid (E. Ramírez de Arellano, M. Jiménez); Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid (A.S. Olmeda); Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar, Madrid (L. García San Miguel); Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Pesca, Madrid (L.J. Romero)

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Table 4

Genotypes of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, according to small segment sequences, detected in host-seeking adult Hyalomma lusitanicum ticks collected from vegetation, Spain*

Region Province No. pools (no. ticks) No. (%) positive pools Genotype
Andalusia Huelva 113 (339) 0 NA
Cádiz 66 (198) 5 (7.6) III
Córdoba 103 (309) 2 (1.9) IV
La Mancha Guadalajara 99 (297) 0 NA
Ciudad Real 37 (111) 0 NA
Madrid Madrid 146 (438) 0 NA
Murcia Murcia 33 (99) 0 NA

*NA, not applicable.

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