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Volume 7, Number 4—August 2001
West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus

Serologic Evidence for West Nile Virus Infection in Birds in the New York City Vicinity During an Outbreak in 1999

Nicholas Komar*Comments to Author , Nicholas A. Panella*, Joseph E. Burns*, Stephen W. Dusza*, Tina M. Mascarenhas*, and Thomas O. Talbot†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; †New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA

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Table 2

Flavivirus-neutralizing antibody detected in birds during September 1999, by county

Percent Virus Ab pos. ([95% CI], no.)
County (NY) Total tested WN SLE FLAV
Queens 253 50.1 0 1.2
([44.3-56.9], 128) ([0.2-3.5], 3)
Richmond 43 2.3 0 0
([0.1-12.3], 1)
Kings 20 5.0 0 0
([0.1-37.5], 1)
Nassau 61 6.6 1.6 1.6
([1.8-15.9], 4) ([0.04-8.8], 1) ([0.04-8.8], 1)
Westchester 53 11.3 1.9 3.8
([4.3-23.0], 6) ([0.04-10.0], 1) ([0.5-13.0], 2)

Ab: antibody; CI: confidence interval; WN: West Nile; SLE: St. Louis encephalitis; FLAV: flavivirus.

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