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Volume 27, Number 8—August 2021

Peridomestic Mammal Susceptibility to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection

Angela M. Bosco-LauthComments to Author , J. Jeffrey Root, Stephanie M. Porter, Audrey E. Walker, Lauren Guilbert, Daphne Hawvermale, Aimee Pepper, Rachel M. Maison, Airn E. Hartwig, Paul Gordy, Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann, and Richard A. Bowen
Author affiliations: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (A.M. Bosco-Lauth, S.M. Porter, A.E. Walker, L. Guilbert, D. Hawvermale, A. Pepper, R.M. Maison, A.E. Hartwig, P. Gordy, R.A. Bowen); US Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins (J.J. Root); The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia (H. Bielefeldt-Ohmann)

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Wildlife species evaluated for experimental infections with SARS-CoV-2 and day animals were euthanized*

Animals No. euthanized at 3 dpi No. euthanized at 7 dpi No. euthanized at 28 dpi
Deer mice, n = 9 3 3 3
House mice, n =6 3 0 3
Bushy-tailed woodrats, n = 6 3 0 3
Fox squirrels, n = 3 3 0 0
Wyoming ground squirrels, n = 2 2 0 0
Black-tailed prairie dogs, n = 9 3 3 3
Cottontails, n = 3 3 0 0
Raccoons, n = 3 1 0 2
Striped skunks, n = 6 3 0 3

*dpi, days postinfection; SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

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