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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011

Wild Rodents and Novel Human Pathogen Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, Southern Sweden

Martin AnderssonComments to Author  and Lars Råberg
Author affiliations: Author affiliation: Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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Species tested and number of animals infected with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis or Bartonella spp., Sweden, 2008

Species No. sampled Candidatus N. mikurensis Bartonella sp.
Bank vole (Myodes glareolus) 705 64 232
Field vole (Microtus agrestis) 24 2 11
Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) 10 1 4
Yellow-necked mouse (A. flavicollis) 25 1 14
Apodemus sp. 7 0 5
Common shrew (Sorex araneus) 43 0 28
Pygmy shrew (S. minutus) 12 0 0
Water shrew (Neomys fodiens)
Total 829 68 294

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