Investigation of a Potential Zoonotic Transmission of Orthoreovirus Associated with Acute Influenza-Like Illness in an Adult Patient

@inproceedings{Chua2011InvestigationOA,
  title={Investigation of a Potential Zoonotic Transmission of Orthoreovirus Associated with Acute Influenza-Like Illness in an Adult Patient},
  author={Kaw Bing Chua and Kenny GL Voon and Meng Yu and Canady Keniscope and Kasri Abdul Rasid and Linfa Wang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
Bats are increasingly being recognized as important reservoir hosts for a large number of viruses, some of them can be highly virulent when they infect human and livestock animals. Among the new bat zoonotic viruses discovered in recent years, several reoviruses (respiratory enteric orphan viruses) were found to be able to cause acute respiratory infections in humans, which included Melaka and Kampar viruses discovered in Malaysia, all of them belong to the genus Orthoreovirus, family… CONTINUE READING