An endemic hantavirus in field voles in northern England

Thomason, AG, Begon, M, Bradley, JE, Paterson, S and Jackson, JA 2017, 'An endemic hantavirus in field voles in northern England' , Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23 (6) .

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Abstract

We report a PCR survey of hantavirus infection in the extensive field vole (Microtus agrestis) populations occurring in the Kielder Forest, northern England. A Tatenale virus-like lineage was frequently detected (~ 15% prevalence) in liver tissue. Such lineages are likely to be endemic in northern England.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ISSN: 1080-6040
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Funders: NERC
Depositing User: JA Jackson
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 08:07
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 02:34
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/42044

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