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Volume 1, Number 1—January 1995

A Novel Morbillivirus Pneumonia of Horses and its Transmission to Humans

Keith Murray, Russell Rogers*, Linda A. Selvey**, Paul Selleck, Alex Hyatt, Allan Gould, Laurie Gleeson, Peter Hooper, and Harvey Westbury
Author affiliations: CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Ryrie Street, East Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia; *Animal Health Bureau, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 80 Ann Street, Brisbane, Australia; **Communicable Diseases, Queensland Health, 160 Mary Street, Brisbane 4000, Queensland, Australia

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. The premises and horses surveyed by serologic testing for equine morbillivirus, after the disease outbreak

Premises Horses
Quarantine Premises* 13 107
1 (within 100 m of Hendra stables) 7 54
2 (100 m to 200 m of Hendra stables) 21 122
3 (200 m to 1 km of Hendra stables) 93 730
4/5 (remainder of Queensland) 500 963
Total 630 1,964

* Quarantine premises included those with clinical cases, holding properties associated with the Hendra stables, and other premises where horses under investigation were kept.

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