Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs.

AbuBakar, S.; Chang, Li-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. 2228-30. 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
  1. AbuBakar, S.(Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
  2. Chang, Li-Y.
  3. Ali, A.R.M.
  4. Sharifah, S.H.
  5. Yusoff, K.
  6. Zamrod, Z.
Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animals; Disease Outbreaks/veterinary; Henipavirus Infections/epidemiology;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2011 08:40
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2017 16:14

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