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J Infect Dis 1999 Feb;179 Suppl 1:S155-63.

Search for the Ebola virus reservoir in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo: reflections on a vertebrate collection.

Leirs H, Mills JN, Krebs JW, Childs JE, Akaibe D, Woollen N, Ludwig G, Peters CJ, Ksiazek TG

Danish Pest Infestation Laboratory, Lyngby. [email protected]

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 416

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 3066 mucocutaneous, other both yes concurrent
Exposures Ebola virus
Outcomes Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola
Species Amphibia
Anomalurus sp.
Birds
Bushbuck
Canis aureus
Canis mesomelas
Carnivora
Cattle
Cephalophus monticola
Cercocebus aterrimus
Cercopithecus ascanius
Colomys goslingi
Common duiker
Crocidura
Dasymys incomtus
Demidoff's galago
Dendromus
Epomops franqueti
Eptesicus
Funisciurus
Funisciurus pyrropus
Gambia rat
Genetta servalina
Grammomys sp.
Graphiurus
Human
Hylomyscus
Insectivora
Lemniscomys striatus
Lophuromys flavopunctatus
Lophuromys sikapusi
Malacomys
Manis sp.
Megaloglossus woermanni
Mice
Micropteropus pusillus
Miniopteros
Mongooses
Mungos mungo
Mus minutoides
Myotis bocagei
Nandinia binotata
Nycteris
Pan paniscus
Paraxerus alexandri
Pelomys
Pelomys campanae
Petrodromus tetradactylus
Pipistrellus
Praomys jacksoni
Praomys natalensis
Protoxerus stangeri
Reptiles
Rodentia sp.
roof rat
Scotophilus
Sheep
Steatomys sp.
Swine
Tatera
Tatera valida
Thryonomys swinderianus
White-nosed guenon
Locations location map
Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Bandundu Kikwit (populated place)

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