Volume 8, Number 4—April 2002
Introduction of West Nile Virus in the Middle East by Migrating White Storks
|Date of collection (1998)||Date of laboratory examination||No. of storks examined||No. of WNV isolates (Vero cells)||No. of brains PCR positive|
|August 28||Sept 4||3a||1 a||3 b|
|August 28||Sept 9||6||1||2|
|August 28||Oct 8||4||2||4|
a Pooled sample.
b From three litters of suckling mice inoculated with the pool of three stork brains.
WNV=West Nile virus.