Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 9, Number 3—March 2003

Removing Deer Mice from Buildings and the Risk for Human Exposure to Sin Nombre Virus

Richard J. Douglass*Comments to Author , Amy J. Kuenzi*, Courtney Y. Williams†, Samuel J. Douglass‡Comments to Author , and James N. Mills§
Author affiliations: *Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, Montana, USA; †University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California, USA; ‡Clark’s Honors College, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA; §Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Main Article


Deer mice removed from buildings and sources of immigrating deer mice on a ranch, southwestern Montana, 1999

Capture location
Total Removed Moveda Source of post-removal immigration
Sylvan Buildings Sylvan to building Building to building
38 95 133 52 19 7.9% (n=3)b
16.8% (n=6)b
5.7%c 30.1%c

aNo. of deer mice that moved from previous capture areas (source) to removal site.
bPercentage of marked source population.
cPercentage of total deer mice removed.

Main Article

Page created: December 07, 2010
Page updated: December 07, 2010
Page reviewed: December 07, 2010
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.