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PLoS One. 2007 Aug 22;2(1):e764.

Marburg virus infection detected in a common African bat.

Towner JS, Pourrut X, Albarino CG, Nkogue CN, Bird BH, Grard G, Ksiazek TG, Gonzalez JP, Nichol ST, Leroy EM

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Special Pathogens Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

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Article type: General - Canary ID: 6749

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 1142 mucocutaneous, inhalation exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Marburg-like Viruses
Risk factors Species Specificity
Outcomes Marburg Virus Disease
Species Epomops franqueti
Megaloglossus woermanni
Micropteropus pusillus
Rousettus egyptiacus
Locations location map
Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Democratic Republic of The (general) Congo Republic (independent political entity)
Gabon Gabon (general) Gabon (independent political entity)

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