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1 July 2016 Serologic Evidence of Mammarenaviruses among Wild Rodents in Brazil
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We screened blood samples from 560 wild rodents collected in southeastern Brazil for antibodies to a recombinant nucleoprotein (rN) of Junín virus. Six rodents were antibody positive (1.1%), demonstrating evidence of infection with mammarenaviruses in several species of Brazilian rodents.

Gilberto Sabino-Santos, Felipe G. M. Maia, Colleen B. Jonsson, Douglas G. Goodin, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, and Luiz Tadeu M. Figueiredo "Serologic Evidence of Mammarenaviruses among Wild Rodents in Brazil," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(3), 766-769, (1 July 2016). https://doi.org/10.7589/2015-09-252
Received: 27 September 2015; Accepted: 1 March 2016; Published: 1 July 2016
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