Isolation and full-genome characterization of nipah viruses from bats, Bangladesh

Danielle E. Anderson, Ariful Islam, Gary Crameri, Shawn Todd, Ausraful Islam, Salah U. Khan, Adam Foord, Mohammed Z. Rahman, Ian H. Mendenhall, Stephen P. Luby, Emily S. Gurley, Peter Daszak, Jonathan H. Epstein, Lin Fa Wang

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Despite molecular and serologic evidence of Nipah virus in bats from various locations, attempts to isolate live virus have been largely unsuccessful. We report isolation and full-genome characterization of 10 Nipah virus isolates from Pteropus medius bats sampled in Bangladesh during 2013 and 2014.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)166-170
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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