Geographic Distribution of MERS Coronavirus among Dromedary Camels, Africa
Chantal B.E.M. Reusken1
, Lilia Messadi1
, Ashenafi Feyisa1
, Hussaini Ularamu1
, Gert-Jan Godeke, Agom Danmarwa, Fufa Dawo, Mohamed Jemli, Simenew Melaku, David Shamaki, Yusuf Woma, Yiltawe Wungak, Endrias Zewdu Gebremedhin, Ilse Zutt, Berend-Jan Bosch, Bart L. Haagmans, and Marion P.G. Koopmans
Author affiliations: Netherlands Centre for Infectious Disease Control, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (C.B.E.M. Reusken, G.-J. Godeke, I. Zutt, M.P.G. Koopmans); Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (C.B.E.M. Reusken, B.L. Haagmans, M.P.G. Koopmans); National Veterinary Medicine School, University of La Manouba, Sidi Thabet, Tunisia (L. Messadi, M. Jemli); Addis Ababa University College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Bishoftu, Ethiopia (A. Feyisa, F. Dawo, S. Melaku, E. Z. Gebremedhin); National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria (H. Ularamu, A. Danmarwa, D. Shamaki, Y. Woma, Y. Wungak); Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (B.-J. Bosch); 1These authors contributed equally to this article.
Figure 1. Countries and provinces sampled in this study: A) Nigeria, B)Tunisia, and C) EthiopiaBlack outline indicates provinces in which samples were collectedSerologic results are indicated in each province as percentage seropositive for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (total nodromedaries tested)Maps adapted from http://d-maps.com/index.php
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