Alphacoronavirus detected in bats in the United Kingdom
August, Tom A.; Mathews, Fiona; Nunn, Miles A.. 2012 Alphacoronavirus detected in bats in the United Kingdom. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 12 (6). 530-533. 10.1089/vbz.2011.0829Full text not available from this repository.
This study presents the first record of coronavirus in British bats. Alphacoronavirus strains were detected in two of seven bat species, namely Myotis nattereri and M. daubentonii. Virus prevalence was particularly high in the previously unrecognized host M. nattereri, which can live in close proximity to humans.
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 onwards > Biodiversity > BD Topic 1 - Observations, Patterns, and Predictions for Biodiversity|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Biology and Microbiology|
|Date made live:||12 Oct 2012 15:51|
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