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Volume 75, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Three of thirteen , Emmons and Patton 2005 (Rodentia: Muridae: Sigmodontinae) and 3 of 17 , Thomas 1884, collected from Noël Kempff National Park, Bolivia, from 2002 to 2005, tested positive for or () and negative for () spp. using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Based on previous records of () in humans, rodents, and sand flies from Bolivia, and the geographic distributions of () and () , it was concluded that the were infected with () . These results identify two additional species of as hosts of , and identify an ecological region of Bolivia where is enzootic.

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  • Received : 10 Nov 2005
  • Accepted : 27 Jul 2006

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