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Volume 10, Number 12—December 2004

Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus, Southern Mexico

José G. Estrada-Franco*, Roberto Navarro-Lopez†, Jerome E. Freier‡, Dionicio Cordova§, Tamara Clements¶, Abelardo Moncayo*, Wenli Kang*, Carlos Gomez-Hernandez#, Gabriela Rodriguez-Dominguez#, George V. Ludwig¶, and Nikos Vasilakis*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Comision Mexico-Estados Unidos para la Prevencion de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exoticas de los Animales, Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; ‡U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; §Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP) Mexico City, Mexico; ¶U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Ft. Detrick, Maryland, USA; #Instituto de Salud de la Secretaria de Salud de Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

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Table 1

Communities in the La Encrucijada Preserve studied for VEEV circulation and seroprevalencea

Community Coordinates Population size Surveillance methods
Las Coaches 93°07′24′′ x 15°27′03′′ 362 1,2,3
Isla Morelos 93°07′12′′ x 15°26′00′′ 391 1
Buenavista 93°08′17′′ x 15°26′53′′ 440 1
10 de Abril 93°02′04′′ x 15°21′16′′ 81 1
Francisco Sarabia 92°59′51′′ x 15°25′09′′ 358 1
Roberto Barrios 92° 58′48′′ x 15°20′51′′ 372 1,3
Las Palmas 92°45′14′′ x 15°34′51′′ 832 1

aVEEV, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus; 1, human serosurvey; 2, small mammal collections; 3, sentinel hamster exposure; data from Instituto Mexican del Seguro Social, Comision para las Areas Marginadas (rural clinics) as of July 2001.

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