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Antibodies Against Henipa-Like Viruses in Brazilian Bats

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de Araujo, Jansen ; Lo, Michael K. ; Tamin, Azaibi ; Ometto, Tatiana L. ; Thomazelli, Luciano M. ; Nardi, Marcello S. ; Hurtado, Renata F. ; Nava, Alessandra ; Spiropoulou, Christina F. ; Rota, Paul A. ; Durigon, Edison L.
Total Authors: 11
Document type: Journal article
Source: VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES; v. 17, n. 4, p. 271-274, APR 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

Bats are reservoir hosts for many paramyxoviruses, some of which cause human and zoonotic diseases of public health importance. We developed a Nipah virus nucleoprotein enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect cross-reactive antibodies in serum samples from several bat species in Brazil. Our results warrant further investigation of henipa-like virus reservoirs in the Western hemisphere. (AU)