Detection of alpha- and betacoronaviruses in rodents from Yunnan, China

@article{Ge2017DetectionOA,
  title={Detection of alpha- and betacoronaviruses in rodents from Yunnan, China},
  author={Xingyi Ge and Wei-hong Yang and Ji-hua Zhou and Bei Li and Wei Zhang and Zh{\`e}ngl{\`i} Sh{\'i} and Yunzhi Zhang},
  journal={Virology Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={14}
}
BackgroundRodents represent the most diverse mammals on the planet and are important reservoirs of human pathogens. Coronaviruses infect various animals, but to date, relatively few coronaviruses have been identified in rodents worldwide. The evolution and ecology of coronaviruses in rodent have not been fully investigated.ResultsIn this study, we collected 177 intestinal samples from thress species of rodents in Jianchuan County, Yunnan Province, China. Alphacoronavirus and betacoronavirus… 

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