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.
|Journal||Journal of Wildlife Diseases|
|State||Published - 2016|
Salazar-Bravo, J., Maia, F., Jonsson, C., Goodin, D., Salazar-Bravo, J., & Figueiredo, T. (2016). Serological evidence of Mammarenavirus among wild rodents in Brazil. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 766-769.