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deer mice

Peromyscus maniculatus Public health The murine vector for Hantavirus. See Hantavirus.
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Peromyscus maniculatus is the main reservoir of Sin Nombre virus, which is the leading cause of HPS in the United States (Monroe et al.
Habitat distribution of Peromyscus in the Black Mesa region of Oklahoma.
The 51% trap success for Peromyscus mice in Curry Village in August 2012 was substantially higher than the 11% (58 of 538) trap success in Yosemite Valley, including Curry Village, in April 1995 (CDPH, unpub.
In this study, the taxonomic diversity of small mammals included four species of squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis, Sciurus niger, Glaucomys volans, and Tamias striatus), one species of shrew (Blarina carolinensis), and seven species of cheek rodents (Mus musculus, Sigmodon hispidus, Peromyscus leucopus, P gossypinus, Ochrotomys nuttalli, Oryzomyz palustris, and Reithrodontomys humulis).
Year 2008 2009 2010 Total Talpidae Scalopus aguaticus 1 1 1 3 Soricidae Blarina brevicauda 14 5 0 19 Sorex cinereus 8 2 0 10 Cricetidae: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster 0 48 14 62 Microtus pennsylvanicus 0 32 27 59 Cricetidae: Neotominae Peromyscus leucopus 7 54 4 65 Peromyscus maniculatus 0 5 26 31 Reithrodontomys 0 10 3 13 megalotis Muridae Mus musculus 0 2 2 4 Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius 1 1 21 23 Sciuridae Tamias striatus 1 0 0 1 Total 32 160 98 290 Trap-nights 1211 2924 2985 7120 Captures/trap-night 0.
Though no host relationship has been established in Texas from these genera, Peromyscus californicus is a recognized natural host of Bear Canyon virus (BCNV) in California (Fulhorst et al.
Ecological replacement of the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, by the white-footed mouse, P.
Meanwhile, the qualitative data variables comprised of the Nurs group, particularly 1 = Mus reared, 2 = Peromyscus reared and 3 = Rattus reared with a sample size (N) 36 observations.
Population characteristics of Peromyscus gossypinus and Sigmodon hispidus in tropical hammocks of south Florida.
We analyzed eight long-term time series estimates of Peromyscus leucopus abundance from Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Maine, USA, using the Kalman filter and spectral analysis.
The Peromyscus Genetic Stock Center maintains seven peromyscine species and two subspecies under uniform and controlled colony conditions.
After initial processing, carcasses of Peromyscus and Microtus were disinfected in 95% ethanol for at least 48 hours prior to preparation as a standard museum voucher and deposited into the Truman State Natural History Collection.