Table 1.

Rodent species tested for antibodies reactive to the HGE agent

Speciesn% of totalNo. reactive (%)aTiter
P. boylii 100.91 (10)256
P. eremicus 10.10
P. gossypinus 272.52 (7.4)362 (256–512)b
P. leucopus 83876.5127 (15.2)414 (32–4,096)b
P. maniculatus 21119.31 (0.5)256
Peromyscus spp.232.10
Total1,095131 (12)410 (32–4,096)b
N. albigula 7255.41 (1.4)32
N. cinerea 21.50
N. fallax 10.80
N. fuscipes 2317.72 (8.7)256 (128–512)b
N. lepida 43.11 (25)512
N. mexicana 2116.21 (4.8)256
N. micropus 75.40
Total1305 (3.8)194 (32–512)b
Grand total1,240136 (11)
  • a IFA titer of ≥32.

  • b GMT (range) of seroreactive (IFA titer ≥32) samples.