Nipah Virus Transmission in a Hamster Model

  title={Nipah Virus Transmission in a Hamster Model},
  author={Emmie de Wit and Trenton Bushmaker and Dana Scott and Heinz Feldmann and Vincent Munster},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
Based on epidemiological data, it is believed that human-to-human transmission plays an important role in Nipah virus outbreaks. No experimental data are currently available on the potential routes of human-to-human transmission of Nipah virus. In a first dose-finding experiment in Syrian hamsters, it was shown that Nipah virus was predominantly shed via the respiratory tract within nasal and oropharyngeal secretions. Although Nipah viral RNA was detected in urogenital and rectal swabs, no… CONTINUE READING
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