Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs

AbuBakar, S.; Chang, L.Y.; Ali, A.R.M.; Sharifah, S.H.; Yusoff, K.; Zamrod, Z. (2004) Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10 (12). pp. 2228-2230. ISSN 1080-6040

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    Nipah viruses from pigs from a Malaysian 1998 outbreak were isolated and sequenced. At least two different Nipah virus strains, including a previously unreported strain, were identified. The findings highlight the possibility that the Malaysia outbreaks had two origins of Nipah virus infections.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Additional Information: AbuBakar, S Chang, LY Ali, ARM Sharifah, SH Yusoff, K Zamrod, Z
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Animals Disease Outbreaks/veterinary *Genome, Viral Henipavirus Infections/epidemiology/veterinary Humans Malaysia/epidemiology Nipah Virus/*genetics/*isolation & purification Phylogeny Swine/*virology Swine Diseases/virology
    Subjects: R Medicine
    Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
    Depositing User: Ms Johana Johari
    Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2012 10:03
    Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 10:03

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