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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006

Bat-associated Rabies Virus in Skunks

Mira J. Leslie*Comments to Author , Sharon Messenger†, Rodney E. Rohde‡, Jean Smith§, Ronald Cheshier¶, Cathleen Hanlon§, and Charles E. Rupprecht§
Author affiliations: *Washington State Department of Health, Shoreline, Washington, USA; †California Department of Health Services, Richmond, California, USA; ‡Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas, USA; §Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ¶Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Animals from Flagstaff submitted for rabies diagnosis, January–July, 2001

Animal Scientific name No. submitted No.
Skunk Mephitis mephitis 145 19
Bat (Multiple spp.) 22 2
Domestic cat Felis domesticus 12 0
Gray fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus 9 0
Domestic dog Canis familiaris 9 0
Squirrel Species unknown 8 0
Coyote Canis latrans 4 0
Raccoon Procyon lotor 2 0
Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 2 0
Prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus 2 0
Badger Taxidea taxus 1 0
Opossum Didelphis virginiana 1 0
Bobcat Lynx rufus 1 0
Total 218 21

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