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rodent control programmes in areas affected by bolivian haemorrhagic fever.bolivian haemorrhagic fever (bhf) caused by machupo virus is acquired by contact with the excretions and secretions of calomys callosus, an indigenous cricetine rodent which is preadapted to peridomestic habitats. it competes successfully with mus musculus, but not with rattus rattus. a successful disease control programme has functioned in beni department since 1964. it is based on trapping surveys and the detection of splenomegaly in calomys rodents as an index of chronic virus infection. mass ...1975182405
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