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antibodies to lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in wild rodent sera in egypt.specific antibodies to lymphocytic choriomeningitis (lcm) virus were detected in sera of wild rodents trapped in different regions of egypt. the highest proportion of positive sera (11.5%) was found in sinaa governorate of the asian continent, followed by sharkia governorate (5.6%) adjacent to sinaa and giza governorate (1.8%). in upper egypt, however all 610 rodent sera collected in aswan, red sea pernees and new valley adjacent to sudan were negative. the highest percentage of positive sera wa ...19911880412
seroprevalence of rickettsia typhi and rickettsia conorii infection among rodents and dogs in egypt.a serological survey of 1813 rodent and 549 dog sera, collected from 1979 to 1986 from animals in 16 egyptian governorates were tested for antibody to rickettsia typhi and rickettsia conorii by the indirect fluorescent antibody test. only three of 82 (4%) sera from rattus rattus collected near aswan had antibody to r. conorii. the prevalence of r. typhi antibody in dog sera was only 0.4% (n = 549) while 25% (n = 547) of rattus norvegicus and 11% (n = 1138) of r. rattus had measurable antibodies. ...19892509729
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