Prevalence of SFTSV among Asian house shrews and rodents, China, January–August 2013

Jian Wei Liu, Hong Ling Wen, Li Zhu Fang, Zhen Tang Zhang, Shu Ting He, Zai Feng Xue, Dong Qiang Ma, Xiao Shuang Zhang, Tao Wang, Hao Yu, Yan Zhang, Li Zhao, Xue Jie Yu

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Abstract

To evaluate the role of small mammals as hosts of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV), we tested serum samples from rodents and shrews in China, collected in 2013. SFTSV antibodies and RNA were detected, suggesting that rodents and shrews might be hosts for SFTSV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2126-2128
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume20
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Liu, J. W., Wen, H. L., Fang, L. Z., Zhang, Z. T., He, S. T., Xue, Z. F., Ma, D. Q., Zhang, X. S., Wang, T., Yu, H., Zhang, Y., Zhao, L., & Yu, X. J. (2014). Prevalence of SFTSV among Asian house shrews and rodents, China, January–August 2013. Emerging infectious diseases, 20(12), 2126-2128. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2012.141013