Title

Nipah virus infection in dogs, Malaysia, 1999

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-2009

Abstract

The 1999 outbreak of Nipah virus encephalitis in humans and pigs in Peninsular Malaysia ended with the evacuation of humans and culling of pigs in the epidemic area. Serologic screening showed that, in the absence of infected pigs, dogs were not a secondary reservoir for Nipah virus.

Publication Name

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Volume Number

15

First Page

950

Last Page

952

Issue Number

6

DOI

10.3201/eid1506.080453

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