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Title: MERS-CoV-related viruses in bats in Ghana and Europe
Authors: Annan, A. A.
Baldwin, H. J.
Corman, V. M.
Klose, S. M.
Owusu, M.
et. al
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Ulm University
Abstract: We screened faecal specimens of 4,758 bats from Ghana and 272 bats from four European countries for betacoronaviruses. Viruses related to the novel human betacoronavirus MERS-CoV (formerly known as hCoV-EMC/2012) were detected in 46 (24.9%) of 185 Nycteris spp and 40 (14.7%) of 272 Pipistrellus spp. Their genetic relatedness indicate that MERS-CoV originated from bats.
Description: An article published by Ulm University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12506
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