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Title (Primary) Novel arenavirus isolates from Namaqua rock mice, Namibia, Southern Africa
Author Witkowski, P.T.; Kallies, R.; Hoveka, J.; Auste, B.; Ithete, N.I.; Šoltys, K.; Szemes, T.; Drosten, C.; Preiser, W.; Klempa, B.; Mfune, J.K.E.; Kruger, D.H.;
Journal Emerging Infectious Diseases
Year 2015
Department UMB;
Volume 21
Issue 7
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T11;
UFZ wide themes RU1;
Abstract Arenaviruses are feared as agents that cause viral hemorrhagic fevers. We report the identification, isolation, and genetic characterization of 2 novel arenaviruses from Namaqua rock mice in Namibia. These findings extend knowledge of the distribution and diversity of arenaviruses in Africa.
ID 16367
Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=16367
Witkowski, P.T., Kallies, R., Hoveka, J., Auste, B., Ithete, N.I., Šoltys, K., Szemes, T., Drosten, C., Preiser, W., Klempa, B., Mfune, J.K.E., Kruger, D.H. (2015):
Novel arenavirus isolates from Namaqua rock mice, Namibia, Southern Africa
Emerg. Infect. Dis. 21 (7), 1213 - 1216