Orthopoxvirus Infections in Rodents, Nigeria, 2018–2019
, Adeyinka Adedeji, Ismaila Shittu, Emmanuel Obishakin, Maurice Nanven, Ladan Suleiman, Daniel Okomah, Visa Tyakaray, Damilola Kolade, Adesola Yinka-Ogunleye, Saleh Muhammad, Clint N. Morgan, Audrey Matheny, Yoshinori Nakazawa, Andrea McCollum, and Jeffrey B. Doty
Author affiliations: National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria (C. Meseko, A. Adedeji, I. Shittu, E. Obishakin, M. Nanven); Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria (L. Suleiman, D. Okomah); African Field Epidemiology Network, Abuja (V. Tyakaray); Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, Abuja (D. Kolade, A. Yinka-Ogunleye); US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abuja (S. Muhammad); US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.N. Morgan, A. Matheny, Y. Nakazawa, A. McCollum, J.B. Doty)
Figure. Rodent N198 with poxlike lesions (arrows) in the ears but negative for orthopoxvirus by quantitative PCR and ELISA, sampled in study of orthopoxvirus infections in rodents, Nigeria, 2018–2019.
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