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Volume 9, Number 11—November 2003

West Nile Virus Infection in Nonhuman Primate Breeding Colony, Concurrent with Human Epidemic, Southern Louisiana

Marion S. Ratterree*, Amelia P.A. Travassos da Rosa†, Rudolf P. Bohm*, Frank B. Cogswell*, Kathrine M. Phillippi*, Kevin Caillouet‡, Shelle Schwanberger*, Robert E. Shope†, and Robert B. Tesh†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, USA; †University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; ‡Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Table 2

Results of hemagglutination inhibition (HI) tests on blood samples collected in August 2002 from eight West Nile-seropositive rhesus macaques living outdoors at the Tulane National Primate Research Centera

Animal number (mo bled) HI antibody titer
CK62 1:40b 1:20 1:20 1:160 1:320
CL07 1:40 1:20 1:20 1:160 1:320
CL11 1:40 1:40 1:20 1:160 1:640
CL80 1:40 1:40 1:40 1:160 1:640
CL93 1:40 1:40 1:40 1:160 1:640
CM11 1:20 1:20 0 1:20 1:80
CP90 1:40 1:20 1:20 1:40 1:160
CR36 1:40 1:20 1:20 1:80 1:320

aDENV, dengue virus; YFV, yellow fever virus; SLEV, St. Louis encephalitis virus; WNV, West Nile virus.
bHighest positive serum dilution

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