Ebola virus and arthropods: a literature review and entomological consideration on the vector role.

Abstract

Ebola virus is a pathogen responsible for a severe disease that affects humans and several animal species. To date, the natural reservoir of this virus is not known with certainty, although it is believed that fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) play an important role in maintaining the virus in nature. Although information on viral transmission from… (More)

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@article{Dutto2016EbolaVA, title={Ebola virus and arthropods: a literature review and entomological consideration on the vector role.}, author={Moreno Dutto and Marta I Bertero and Nicola Petrosillo and Marco Pombi and Domenico Otranto}, journal={Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique}, year={2016}, volume={109 4}, pages={244-247} }