Serological evidence of Mammarenavirus among wild rodents in Brazil

Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Felipe Maia, Colleen Jonsson, Doug Goodin, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Tadeu 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
JournalJournal of Wildlife Diseases
StatePublished - 2016


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