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Table 1 Number of total samples and positive samples for the rodent species most commonly collected during plague surveillance in California

From: Spatial analysis of plague in California: niche modeling predictions of the current distribution and potential response to climate change

Species Common Name Total samples Positive samples Prevalence (proportion seropositive)
Spermophilus beecheyi California ground squirrel 12546 559 0.045
Tamias senex Shadow chipmunk 2701 174 0.064
Spermophilus lateralis Golden-mantled ground squirrel 2685 19 0.007
Peromyscus maniculatus Deer mouse 1776 20 0.011
Neotoma fuscipes Dusky-footed woodrat 1622 10 0.006
Tamias amoenus Yellow-pine chipmunk 1014 58 0.057
Tamias speciosus Lodgepole chipmunk 658 43 0.065
Tamiasciurus douglasii Douglas' squirrel 475 44 0.093
Spermophilus beldingi Belding's ground squirrel 408 21 0.051
Tamias quadrimaculatus Long-eared chipmunk 400 16 0.040
Neotoma lepida Desert woodrat 307 2 0.007
Tamias merriami Merriam's chipmunk 277 18 0.065
Neotoma cinerea Bushy-tailed woodrat 186 6 0.032
Peromyscus boylii Brush mouse 117 2 0.017
Peromyscus truei Piñon Mouse 108 0 0.000
Tamias minimus Least chipmunk 96 2 0.021
Peromyscus crinitus Cañon mouse 82 1 0.012
Glaucomys sabrinus Northern Flying squirrel 71 0 0.000
Total 25529 995 0.039