Table 2.

Geographic distribution of rodents tested for antibodies reactive to the HGE agent

StateSpeciesn% of state totalNo. reactive (%)a
California N. fallax 13.10
N. fuscipes 2371.92 (8.7)
N. lepida 412.51 (25)
P. boylii 13.10
P. eremicus 13.10
P. maniculatus 26.30
Subtotal323 (9.4)
Colorado N. albigula 7233.91 (1.4)
N. cinerea 20.90
N. mexicana 219.91 (4.8)
N. micropus 73.30
P. boylii 94.21 (11.1)
P. leucopus 8439.60
P. maniculatus 1781 (5.9)
Subtotal2124 (1.9)
Connecticut P. leucopus 10010011 (11.0)
Subtotal10011 (11.0)
Florida P. gossypinus 271002 (7.4)
Subtotal272 (7.4)
Georgia P. leucopus 1487.50
Peromyscusspp.212.50
Subtotal160
Illinois P. leucopus 1555.60
P. maniculatus 933.30
Peromyscusspp.311.10
Subtotal270
Maryland P. leucopus 151001 (6.7)
Subtotal151 (6.7)
Nevada P. maniculatus 271000
Subtotal270
New Jersey P. leucopus 2330.31 (4.3)
P. maniculatus 5369.70
Subtotal761 (1.3)
New York P. leucopus 491100113 (23.0)
Subtotal491113 (23.0)
North Carolina P. leucopus 521000
Subtotal520
Ohio P. leucopus 3663.20
P. maniculatus 35.30
Peromyscus spp.1831.60
Subtotal570
Utah P. maniculatus 1001000
Subtotal1000
Wisconsin P. leucopus 81001 (12.5)
Subtotal81 (12.5)
Total of all states1,240136 (11.0)
  • a IFA titer of ≥32.