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Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021

Differential Yellow Fever Susceptibility in New World Nonhuman Primates, Comparison with Humans, and Implications for Surveillance

Natália C.C. de Azevedo FernandesComments to Author , Juliana M. Guerra, Josué Díaz-Delgado, Mariana S. Cunha, Leila delC. Saad, Silvia D. Iglezias, Rodrigo A. Ressio, Cinthya dos Santos Cirqueira, Cristina T. Kanamura, Isis P. Jesus, Adriana Y. Maeda, Fernanda G.S. Vasami, Júlia de Carvalho, Leonardo J.T. de Araújo, Renato Pereira de Souza, Juliana S. Nogueira, Roberta M.F. Spinola, and José L. Catão-Dias
Author affiliations: Instituto Adolfo Lutz, São Paulo, Brazil (N.C.C. de Azevedo Fernandes, J.M. Guerra, J. Díaz-Delgado, M.S. Cunha, S.D. Iglezias, R.A. Ressio, C. dos Santos Cirqueira, C.T. Kanamura, I.P. Jesus, A.Y. Maeda, F.G.S. Vasami, J. de Carvalho, L.T. de Araújo, R. Pereira de Souza, J.S. Nogueira); Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo (N.C.C. de Azevedo Fernandes, J.M. Guerra, J. Díaz-Delgado, J.L. Catão-Dias); Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College Station, Texas, USA (J. Díaz-Delgado); Centro de Vigilância Epidemiológica Prof. Alexandre Vranjac, São Paulo (L.D.C. Saad, R.M.F. Spinola)

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Table 1

Yellow fever–related mortality and infections rates for different genera of NWPs, Brazil*

Genus Mortality rate, no. IHC positive/no. tested (%) Infection rate, no. IHC or qRT-PCR positive/no. tested (%) p value
Alouatta 437/708 (61.72) 445/708 (62.85) 0.8
Callicebus 8/28 (28.57) 9/28 (32.14) 1
Callithrix 10/921 (1.09) 25/921 (2.71) 0.015
Sapajus 13/95 (13.68) 13/95 (13.68) 1

*IHC, immunohistochemical analysis; NWPs, New Word primates; qRT-PCR, quantitative reverse transcription PCR.

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