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AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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Antibodies to Tacaribe serocomplex viruses (Family Arenaviridae, Genus Arenavirus) in Cricetid rodents from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico.
To The Editor: Woodrats (Neotoma spp.) are natural hosts of Whitewater Arroyo virus (WWAV) and other Tacaribe serocomplex viruses (family Arenaviridae) in the western United States and northern Mexico (1).
The causative agent of Lassa fever is Lassa virus (LASV), a member of the Arenaviridae family.
An etiologic agent was isolated from cerebrospinal fluid of a patient in the 2003 cluster, and identified by EM as belonging to the family Arenaviridae. IFA assay and PCR showed that the agent was lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), an arena-virus transmitted by rodents (24).
Evidence suggesting the placement of viruses in families Arenaviridae, Paramyxoviridae, or Poxviridae.
Arenaviruses (family Arenaviridae) are primarily rodent-borne RNA viruses.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), an Old World arenavirus, family Arenaviridae, is a zoonotic virus maintained in the house mouse (Mus musculus) and can be carried by pet and laboratory rodents (1-7); human exposure occurs through aerosolized excreta or by direct rodent contact.