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rice rat

A semiaquatic North American rodent in the family Cricetidae, found primarily in the eastern and southern United States.
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8) Prevalence of infection ([dagger]) Site * Cotton rat Cane mouse Rice rat Total rodents A 5/14 12/20 0/2 17/36 B 30/41 15/37 0/4 45/82 C 2/2 4/7 0/1 6/10 Total 37/57 31/64 0/7 68/128 * Traps were set at site A on February 4 and 5; site B on February 4, 5, 11, and 12; and site C on February 5 and 12.
Pygmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys utiaritensis) samples from which Castelo dos Sonhos virus genome was amplified, sequenced, and phylogenetically analyzed, Brazil * GenBank IEC no.
Ecology of the rice rat, Oryzomys palustris (Harlan), on Breton Island, Gulf of Mexico, with a critique of the social stress theory.
Population ecology of the rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in a coastal marsh.
Black-footed pygmy rice rats are the second most abundant rodent captured; however, the seroprevalence of hantavirus among them (3.
Each of these viruses is carried by the yellow pigmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys flavescens) (6).
Oryzomyine rodents included the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris), other oryzomine rodents (Oryzomys spp.
For phylogenetic comparisons, a 292-nt fragment of the M gene from lung RNA of four yellow pygmy rice rats (GenBank accession nos.
By both maximum parsimony and distance-based analysis, the four sequences recovered from Uruguayan yellow pygmy rice rats were closely related to each other and formed a monophyletic group with the hantavirus sequences derived from three HPS case-patients from Canelones and Montevideo and two HPS case-patients from the same geographic area, previously characterized as Central Plata.
A westward extension of range is also reported for Oryzomys palustris, the marsh rice rat, in Freestone County.
Overall, eight species of rodents and one species of insectivore totaling 36 individuals were captured: hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus, 12 individuals in all habitats), marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris, 7 individuals), cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus, 6 individuals), white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus, 3 individuals), pygmy mouse (Baiomys taylori, 3 individuals), eastern wood rat (Neotoma floridana, 2 individuals), deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus, 1 individual), fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens, 1 individual) and least shrew (Cryptotis parva, 1 individual).
leucopus, N = 9), and one fulvous harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys fulvescens), were caught in the same traplines as the more abundant rice rats (N = 7).