A new lyssavirus - The first endemic rabies-related virus recognized in Australia

Hooper P.T., Lunt R.A., Gould A.R., Samaratunga H., Hyatt A.D., Gleeson L.J., Rodwell B.J., Rupprecht C.E., Smith J.S. and Murray P.K. (1997) A new lyssavirus - The first endemic rabies-related virus recognized in Australia. Bulletin de l'Institut Pasteur, 95 4: 209-218. doi:10.1016/S0020-2452(97)83529-5


Author Hooper P.T.
Lunt R.A.
Gould A.R.
Samaratunga H.
Hyatt A.D.
Gleeson L.J.
Rodwell B.J.
Rupprecht C.E.
Smith J.S.
Murray P.K.
Title A new lyssavirus - The first endemic rabies-related virus recognized in Australia
Journal name Bulletin de l'Institut Pasteur   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0020-2452
Publication date 1997-01-01
Year available 1997
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/S0020-2452(97)83529-5
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 95
Issue 4
Start page 209
End page 218
Total pages 10
Place of publication PARIS CEDEX 15
Publisher EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER
Language eng
Subject 2402 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Abstract A previously undiscovered lyssavirus has been identified in fruit bats in Australia. Although close to classical rabies virus, antigenically and genetically, the Australian bat lyssavirus represents a new genotype. It causes central nervous system pathology in bats and has caused the death of one woman.
Keyword ABL
Animal
Australia
Bat
Emerging infectious disease
Human
Lyssavirus
Rabies
Review
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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