Experimental infection of serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) with European bat lyssavirus type 1a.


The serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus) accounts for the vast majority of bat rabies cases in Europe and is considered the main reservoir for European bat lyssavirus type 1 (EBLV-1, genotype 5). However, so far the disease has not been investigated in its native host under experimental conditions. To assess viral virulence, dissemination and probable means… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.011510-0


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