Authors’ addresses: Christopher W. Woods, Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Service 113, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705. Kenes Ospanov, Republican Sanitary Epidemiologic Station, 84 Auezov Street, Almaty, Kazakhstan 480008, Telephone: 7-3272-432-655, Mobile Telephone: 8-300-312-2234, E-mail:
Acknowledgments: We gratefully acknowledge Terence Chorba, Susan Lloyd, Gulzhan Muratbayeva, Larissa Vakhmistrova, Eugene Greenberg, and Nancy Rosenstein (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the Almaty City SES, the Akmola Rayon SES, the Zhambyl Oblast SES, the Zhambyl Rayon SES, the Atyrau Oblast SES, the East Kazakhstan Oblast SES, and the Veterinary Border Patrol for their efforts in this study.
Financial support: All authors were employees of either the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Kazakhstan SES at the time of the study.
Disclaimer: Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Public Health Service or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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