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Volume 22, Number 8—August 2016

Lyssavirus in Indian Flying Foxes, Sri Lanka

Panduka S. Gunawardena1, Denise A. Marston1, Richard J. Ellis, Emma L. Wise, Anjana C. Karawita, Andrew C. Breed, Lorraine M. McElhinney, Nicholas Johnson, Ashley Banyard, and Anthony R. FooksComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (P.S. Gunawardena, A.C. Karawita); Animal and Plant Health Agency, Addlestone, UK (D.A. Marston, R.J. Ellis, E.L. Wise, A.C. Breed, L.M. McElhinney, N. Johnson, A.C. Banyard, A.R. Fooks); University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (L. M. McElhinney, A.R. Fooks)

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Characteristics of 4 Indian flying foxes infected with Gannoruwa bat lyssavirus, Sri Lanka*

Original ID no. APHA ID no. Collection date Location Weight, g/age/sex Clinical signs/condition GenBank accession no.
AK-15 RV3266 2014 Sept 17 Peradeniya 1,500/mature/M Dead at collection KU244266
AK-40 RV3267 2015 May 8 Peradeniya 350/immature/F Dead at collection KU244267
AK-42 RV3268 2015 May 25 Peradeniya 500/immature/M Cachectic, paresis, unable to fly, nystagmus, intermittent seizures (≈10 s), spontaneous vocalization, aggressiveness, biting, died shortly after capture KU244268
AK-74 RV3269 2015 Sep 11 Gannoruwa 212.5/immature/F Dead at collection KU244269

*APHA, Animal and Plant Health Agency; ID, identification.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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