High prevalence of antibodies to lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in a murine typhus endemic region in Croatia

@article{Dobec2006HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of antibodies to lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in a murine typhus endemic region in Croatia},
  author={Marinko Dobec and Boris D{\vz}elalija and Volga Punda-Poli{\'c} and Ivan Zori{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of Medical Virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={78}
}
A retrospective serological survey was carried out by the indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) and complement fixation (CF) test in a sample of 425 healthy residents (240 females and 185 males) to investigate whether Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) circulates in the rural area of the northern Croatian island of Vir, which is known to be endemic for murine typhus. The overall prevalence of LCMV antibodies detected by IFA was found to be 36% (155 out of 425) and 13% (54 out of 425… 
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