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Volume 8, Number 8—August 2002


Human Exposure to Herpesvirus B–Seropositive Macaques, Bali, Indonesia

Gregory A. Engel*, Lisa Jones-Engel*Comments to Author , Michael Schillaci*, Komang Gde Suaryana†, Artha Putra†, Agustin Fuentes‡, and Richard Henkel§
Author affiliations: *University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; †Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia; ‡Central Washington University, Ellensberg, Washington, USA; §Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

Seroprevalence of antibodies to Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (herpesvirus B) in Sangeh macaques (Macaca fascicularis), Bali

Age groupa/sex No. ELISA positive/total (%)
  Male 1/4 (25)
  Total 1/4 (25)
  Male 1/4 (25)
  Female 1/2 (50)
  Total 2/6 (33.3)
  Male 21/21 (100)
  Female 7/7 (100)
  Total 28/28 (100)
All ages
  Male 23/29 (79.3)
  Female 8/9 (88.8)
  Total 31/38 (81.6)

aJuveniles are defined as 1–3 years of age; subadults as 3–5 years of age; adults as >5 years of age.
—, no data; ELISA, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

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