Seroepidemiologic Studies of Hantavirus Infection Among Wild Rodents in California
Michele Jay*, Michael S. Ascher†, Bruno B. Chomel‡, Minoo Madon§, David Sesline†, Barryett A. Enge†, Brian Hjelle¶, Thomas G. Ksiazek¥, Pierre E. Rollin¥, Philip H. Kass‡, and Kevin Reilly*
Author affiliations: *California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California, USA;
†Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA; ‡University of California, Davis, California, USA; §California Department of Health Services, Ontario, California, USA; ¶University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; ¥Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Figure 1. Geographical distribution of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome cases and occurrence of Sin Nombre virus antibodies among deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus), California, 1975-1995 (n=1,921).
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