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Volume 29, Number 2—February 2023

Nipah Virus Exposure in Domestic and Peridomestic Animals Living in Human Outbreak Sites, Bangladesh, 2013–2015

Ausraful IslamComments to Author , Deborah L. Cannon, Mohammed Ziaur Rahman, Salah Uddin Khan, Jonathan H. Epstein, Peter Daszak, Stephen P. Luby, Joel M. Montgomery, John D. Klena, and Emily S. Gurley
Author affiliations: icddr,b, Dhaka, Bangladesh (A. Islam, M.Z. Rahman, E.S. Gurley); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (D.L. Cannon, J.M. Montgomery, J.D. Klena); Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (S.U. Khan); EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, USA (J.H. Epstein, P. Daszak); Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA (S.P. Luby); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (E.S. Gurley)

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Table 2

Domestic animals fed with dropped fruit and date palm sap by households in 6 sites where spillover human NiV infection cases were detected, Bangladesh, 2013–2015*

Parameters Value p value†
Domestic animals fed with dropped fruit 201 (100)
NiV antibody–positive cattle 2/91 (2) 0.21
NiV antibody–positive goats

Domestic animals fed with date palm sap 16 (100)
NiV antibody–positive cattle 0/13
NiV antibody–positive goats 0/3

*Values are no. (%) or no. positive/no. tested (%). NiV, Nipah virus. †By χ2 test; p<0.05 considered significant.

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