deer mouse


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Synonyms for deer mouse

brownish New World mouse

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Hantavirus antibody prevalences in deer mouse populations surveyed during spring 1999 were 35%-45% in some populations in New Mexico and up to 40% in Colorado.
Lyon reported 22 species: opossum, short-tailed shrew, eastern mole, eastern red bat, eastern cottontail, eastern chipmunk, woodchuck, thirteen-lined ground squirrel, fox squirrel, red squirrel, prairie deer mouse, white-footed mouse, prairie vole, woodland vole, muskrat, Norway rat, house mouse, red fox, raccoon, long-tailed weasel, mink and striped skunk.
In summary, prairie vole and deer mouse movements supported prediction 1 but cotton rats movements did not.
Although all confirmed cases of HPS in 1993 occurred in persons who resided west of the Mississippi River, the primary reservoir of the virus, the deer mouse, inhabits all areas of the United States except the southeast and Atlantic seaboard (9).
The deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, with more than 60 recognized subspecies (Hall, 1981), occurs from British Columbia east to Labrador and southward through most of the United States into Mexico as far as Oaxaca.
JN897398) was then determined from the first-strand cDNA from antibody-positive deer mouse TK93325 by using a series of 3 heminested PCRs.
Both the sides and back of the Deer mouse was considered as an experimental surface because of this animal's small size.
In North America, Sin Nombre virus (SNV) is responsible for most cases of HCPS, and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) is its main reservoir.
Three prairie species (the western harvest mouse, deer mouse and Elliot's short-tailed shrew) tended to show a negative response to increasing proportions of woody cover.
Other ecological factors could affect the number of intraspecific deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) encounters, including increased density of deer mice and vegetative factors that lead to variation in population numbers (e.g., available cover and forage) (Table 1).
Some factors affecting the distribution of the prairie vole, forest deer mouse, and prairie deer mouse.
In North America, the principal cause of HPS is Sin Nombre virus (SNV) because of the geographically widespread nature of its rodent host, the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), the most common mammal in North America.
Our data demonstrate that residual disinfectant odors did not affect deer mouse capture rates on five of the six grids.
The virus presumably may also be transmitted by a bite from an infected deer mouse, but this type of transmission is considered rare (4).