Molecular and serological studies on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mauritania in 2010.

@article{Jckel2013MolecularAS,
  title={Molecular and serological studies on the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mauritania in 2010.},
  author={Susanne J{\"a}ckel and Martin Eiden and Bezeid O. El Mamy and Katia Isselmou and Ariel Vina-Rodriguez and Baba Doumbia and Martin H Groschup},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 Suppl 2},
  pages={31-9}
}
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) is a vector-borne RNA virus affecting humans, livestock and wildlife. In October/November 2010, after a period of unusually heavy rainfall, a Rift Valley fever outbreak occurred in northern Mauritania causing clinical cases in cattle, sheep, goats and camels, 21 of which were of lethal outcome. The aim of this study was to obtain further information on the continuation of RVF virus activity and spread in animal species in Mauritania after this outbreak. We… CONTINUE READING