Serologic evidence of mammarenaviruses among wild rodents in Brazil

Gilberto Sabino-Santos, Felipe G.M. Maia, Colleen B. Jonsson, Douglas G. Goodin, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Luiz Tadeu M. Figueiredo

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)766-769
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of wildlife diseases
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2016


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