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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Isolation of Lagos Bat Virus from Water Mongoose

Wanda Markotter*, Ivan Kuzmin†, Charles E. Rupprecht†, Jenny Randles‡, Claude T. Sabeta§, Alexander I. Wandeler¶, and Louis H. Nel*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Allerton Veterinary Laboratory, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; §Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa; ¶Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Nepean, Ontario, Canada

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Immunofluorescence patterns of 16 monoclonal antibodies with nucleoprotein of a new Lagos bat virus isolate from a mongoose in South Africa (Mongoose2004) compared with antigenic patterns of other South African lyssaviruses*

Antibody RABV (canid biotype) RABV (mongoose biotype) LBV (bat isolates) MOKV DUVV LBV (Mongoose 2004)
1C5
26AB7 + Variable
26BE2 + Variable
32GD12 Variable Variable
38HF2 + + + + + +
M612 + +
M837 +
M850 Variable +
M853 + +
M1001 +
M1335 Variable Variable
M1386 +
M1400 Variable
M1407 + Variable
M1412 + Variable
M1494 Variable +

*Typical immunofluorescence antibody patterns observed for all lyssavirus genotypes present in Africa are included. RABV, rabies virus; LBV, Lagos bat virus; MOKV, Mokola virus; DUVV, Duvenhage virus; –, no fluorescence; +, fluorescence.

*Typical immunofluorescence antibody patterns observed for all lyssavirus genotypes present in Africa are included. RABV, rabies virus; LBV, Lagos bat virus; MOKV, Mokola virus; DUVV, Duvenhage virus; –, no fluorescence; +, fluorescence.

*Typical immunofluorescence antibody patterns observed for all lyssavirus genotypes present in Africa are included. RABV, rabies virus; LBV, Lagos bat virus; MOKV, Mokola virus; DUVV, Duvenhage virus; –, no fluorescence; +, fluorescence.

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