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Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Jun;15(6):950-2. doi: 10.3201/eid1506.080453.

Nipah virus infection in dogs, Malaysia, 1999.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA. jmills@cdc.gov

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.

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PMC2727347
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10.3201/eid1506.080453
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