TITLE

Nipah Virus Infection in Dogs, Malaysia, 1999

AUTHOR(S)
Mills, James N.; Alim, Asiah N.M.; Bunning, Michel L.; Lee, Ong Bee; Wagoner, Kent D.; Amman, Brian R.; Stockton, Patrick C.; Ksiazek, Thomas G.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jun2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p950
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The 1999 outbreak of Nipah virus encephalitis in humans and pigs in Peninsular Malaysia ended with the evacuation of humans and culling of pigs in the epidemic area. Serologic screening showed that, in the absence of infected pigs, dogs were not a secondary reservoir for Nipah virus.
ACCESSION #
41876515

 

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