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Assessment of a rabies virus rapid diagnostic test for the detection of Australian bat lyssavirus

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Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is closely related to the classical rabies virus and has been associated with three human fatalities and two equine fatalities in Australia. ABLV infection in humans causes encephalomyelitis, resulting in fatal disease, but has no effective therapy. The virus is maintained in enzootic circulation within fruit bats (Pteropid spp.) and at least one insectivorous bat variety (Saccolaimus flaviventris). Most frequently, laboratory testing is conducted on pteropodi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3390/tropicalmed3040109

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Certoma, A More by this author
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Blacksell, SD
Publisher:
MDPI Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
4
Pages:
109
Publication date:
2018-10-04
Acceptance date:
2018-09-27
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EISSN:
2414-6366
ISSN:
2414-6366
Pubs id:
pubs:927677
URN:
uri:422b39d9-bcd7-4ee5-8f40-2167f8699952
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uuid:422b39d9-bcd7-4ee5-8f40-2167f8699952
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pubs:927677

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