Ikoma Lyssavirus, Highly Divergent Novel Lyssavirus in an African Civet1
Denise A. Marston, Daniel L. Horton, Chanasa Ngeleja, Katie Hampson, Lorraine M. McElhinney, Ashley C. Banyard, Daniel Haydon, Sarah Cleaveland, Charles E. Rupprecht, Machunde Bigambo, Anthony R. Fooks , and Tiziana Lembo
Author affiliations: Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Addlestone, UK (D.A. Marston, D.L. Horton, L.M. McElhinney, A.C. Banyard, A.R. Fooks); Central Veterinary Laboratory, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (C. Ngeleja); University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (K. Hampson, D. Haydon, S. Cleaveland, T. Lembo); National Consortium for Zoonosis Research, Neston, UK (L.M. McElhinney, A. R. Fooks); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.E. Rupprecht); Lincoln Park Zoo Tanzania Program, Arusha, Tanzania (M. Bigambo)
Figure 1. Serengeti National Park and surrounding districts (Serengeti and Ngorongoro). Blue dot indicates location of Ikoma lyssavirus–infected African civet within Ikoma Ward in northwest Tanzania. Red dots indicate cases of rabies confirmed during 2003–2011. Top left, map of Africa indicating study area in Tanzania (gray box).
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