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Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

Reservoir Host Expansion of Hantavirus, China

Li-Zhu Fang1, Li Zhao1, Hong-Ling Wen1, Zhen-Tang Zhang, Jian-Wei Liu, Shu-Ting He, Zai-Feng Xue, Dong-Qiang Ma, Xiao-Shuang Zhang, Leyi Wang, and Xue-Jie YuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: School of Public Health, Shandong University, Jinan, China (L.-Z. Fang, L. Zhao, H.-L. Wen, J.-W.. Liu, S.-T. He, X.-S. Zhang, X.-j. Yu); Huangdao District Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Qingdao City, China (Z.-T. Zhang, Z.-F. Xue, D.-Q. Ma); College of Medicine and Nursing, Dezhou University, Dezhou City, China (Y. Zhang); University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (X.-j. Yu)

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Seropositive rate and RT-PCR–positive rate of hantaviruses in small mammals, Jiaonan County, China, December 2012–November 2013

Animal species No. (%) animals Seroprevalence of hantavirus No. tested/no. RT-PCR positive (%)
Apodemus agrarius 268 (21.0) 27 (10.1) 12/191 (6.3) 0/191
Cricetulus griseus 156 (12.2) 24 (15.4) 0/63 0/63
C. triton 135 (10.6) 4 (3.0) 0/48 0/48
Mus musculus 245 (19.2) 62 (25.3) 2/143 (1.4) 0/143
Rattus norvegicus 213 (16.7) 22 (10.3) 1/159 (0.6) 13/159 (8.2)
Suncus murinus
259 (20.3)
114 (44.0)
2/121 (1.7)
Total 1,276 (100) 253 (19.8) 15/725 (2.1) 15/725 (2.1)

*HTNV, Hantaan virus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; SEOV, Seoul virus.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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