Cotton Rat

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A popular animal model first used in polio research, which is a model of choice for research in measles—paramyxovirus—herpes simplex, influenza—orthomyxovirus—HIV-1, respiratory syncytial virus, and adenovirus-based gene replacement research
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Comunidad de arvenses en un cultivo de mani (Arachis hypogaea) y su relacion con la rata Sigmodon hirsutus en Alajuela, Costa Rica.
En el sitio Santa Cecilia de La Cruz, se realizo durante el periodo de estudio un esfuerzo de captura de 10 390 trampas/noche y se logro la captura de 2 especies de roedores: Sigmodon hirsutus con un total de 381 individuos, la cual fue la predominante y 22 individuos de Oryzomys couesi.
Genetic and serologic analysis of Black Creek Canal virus and its association with human disease and Sigmodon hispidus infection.
Population characteristics of Peromyscus gossypinus and Sigmodon hispidus in tropical hammocks of south Florida.
Reithrodontomys mexicanus, Sigmodon hispidus and Proechimys semispinosus are reported.
El incremento de los roedores silvestres (Akodon, Sigmodon, Proechimis) se produce al encontrar abundante comida, agua y refugios para su reproduccion cuando los campesinos almacenan sus cosechas en el interior de sus viviendas, llevando la infestacion desde el campo.
Summer food habits of Microtus ochrogaster and Sigmodon hispidus.
SIG1, Sigmodon alstoni (N = 27; 9 f, 18 m): Venezuela, Estado Aragua, 4 km NW Maracay: March-April 1960; USNM.
a) Sunbathing during intense midday heat, (b) wing-drooping (Thomsen 1971), and (c) delivering Sialia sialis, Eastern bluebird and (d) Sigmodon hispidus, hispid cotton rat prey.
This is particularly evident taking in mind that associations among several of the genera discussed here, including Euneomys, Irenomys, Neotomys, Reithrodon, and Sigmodon, have been repeatedly advanced or discarded (Sanborn, 1947; Hershkovitz, 1962; Pearson and Patton, 1976; Olds and Anderson, 1989).
Comparison of helminth parasites of the cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus, from several habitats in Florida.