Volume 21, Number 7—July 2015
MERS-CoV in Upper Respiratory Tract and Lungs of Dromedary Camels, Saudi Arabia, 2013–2014
|Age, y||Nasal swab samples, live camels
||Lung tissue samples, camel carcasses
|No. tested||No. (%) positive||No. tested||No. (%) positive||No. tested||No. (%) positive|
|Young, <4||36||15 (41.7)||28||23 (82.1)||64||38 (59.4)|
|Adult, >4||60||13 (21.7)||63||33 (52.4)||123||46 (37.4)|
|Total samples||96||28 (29.2)||91||56 (61.5)||187||84 (44.9)|
*Tested by reverse transcription PCR.
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