Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs

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

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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
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 02:03
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2021 07:13

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