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Volume 26, Number 10—October 2020

Seoul Orthohantavirus in Wild Black Rats, Senegal, 2012–2013

Moussa M. DiagneComments to Author , Idrissa Dieng, Laurent Granjon, Héloïse Lucaccioni, Abdourahmane Sow, Oumar Ndiaye, Martin Faye, Khalilou Bâ, Yamar Bâ, Mamoudou Diallo, Oumar Faye, Jean-Marc Duplantier, Mawlouth Diallo, Pascal Handschumacher, Ousmane Faye, and Amadou A. Sall
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal (M.M. Diagne, I. Dieng, A. Sow, O. Ndiaye, M. Faye, Y. Bâ, Oum. Faye, Maw. Diallo, Ous. Faye, A.A. Sall); Centre de Gestion des Populations, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpellier, France (L. Granjon, J.-M. Duplantier); Université Paris Nanterre, Nanterre, France (H. Lucaccioni); Institut de recherche pour le développement Senegal, Dakar (K. Bâ, Mam. Diallo); Sciences Economiques & Sociales de la Santé & Traitement de l’Information Médicale, Marseille, France (P. Handschumacher); Aix Marseille University, Marseille (P. Handschumacher); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Marseille (P. Handschumacher)

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Human exposures to rodents in selected villages, Senegal, 2012–2013

Village/town No. participants No. (%) participants in contact with rodents No. distinct species encountered Black rats Time period
Youpe Hamady 87 70 (80.5) 4 No 2012 Oct 19–20
Talibadji 33 11 (33.3) 3 Yes 2012 Oct 21
Sinthiou Doube 39 37 (94.9) 4 Yes 2012 Oct 22
Ndiobene 45 20 (44.4) 2 No 2012 Oct 22
Dianke Makha 101 40 (39.6) 5 Yes 2012 Sep 10
83 (93.3)
2012 Sep 11
111 (75.5)
2013 Mar 9–10
Total 541 372 (68.8)

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