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Volume 26, Number 4—April 2020

Prevalence of Antibodies to Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Ruminants, Nigeria, 2015

Daniel Oluwayelu1Comments to Author , Babak Afrough1, Adebowale Adebiyi, Anitha Varghese, Park Eun-Sil, Shuetsu Fukushi, Tomoki Yoshikawa, Masayuki Saijo, Eric Neumann, Shigeru Morikawa, Roger Hewson, and Oyewale Tomori
Author affiliations: University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (D. Oluwayelu, A. Adebiyi); Public Health England, Salisbury, UK (B. Afrough, A. Varghese, R. Hewson); National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan (P. Eun-Sil, S. Fukushi, T. Yoshikawa, M. Saijo, S. Morikawa); Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (E. Neumann); Nigerian Academy of Science, Yaba, Nigeria (O. Tomori)

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CCHFV IgG ELISA antibody prevalence among cattle, goats, and sheep in Nigeria, 2015*

State Cattle
No. tested No. (%) positive
No. tested No. (%) positive
No. tested No. (%) positive
Oyo 20 3 (15.0) 3 (15.0) 13 0 0 30 0 NT
Lagos NS 2 0 0 NS
Ogun NS NS 20 0 NT
Benue 10 5 6 NS NS
Sokoto 10 1 1 35 1 (2.9) 1 (2.9) NS
Borno 10 3 4 NS NS
Total 50 12 (24.0) 14 (28.0) 50 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0) 50 0

*CCHFV, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus; IFAT, indirect fluorescent antibody test; NS, no samples, NT, not tested; –, no results.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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