Coronavirus Antibodies in African Bat Species

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Title:
Coronavirus Antibodies in African Bat Species
Series Title:
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Creator:
Müller, Marcel A.
Paweska, Janusz T.
Leman, Patricia A.
Park, Sung Sup
Grywna, Klaus
Kemp, Alan
Braack, Leo
Sonnenberg, Karen
Niedrig, Matthias
Swanepoel, Robert
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English

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Coronavirus ( local )
Bats ( local )
Africa ( local )
Antibodies ( local )
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Abstract:
Asian bats have been identified as potential reservoir hosts of coronaviruses associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV). We detected antibody reactive with SARS-CoV antigen in 47 (6.7%) of 705 bat serum specimens comprising 26 species collected in Africa; thus, African bats may harbor agents related to putative group 4 CoV.
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Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 13, no. 9 (2007-09).

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