Review of Ebola virus infections in domestic animals.

  title={Review of Ebola virus infections in domestic animals.},
  author={Hana M. Weingartl and Charles Nfon and Gary P. Kobinger},
  journal={Developments in biologicals},
Ebola viruses (EBOV; genus Ebolavirus, family Filoviridae) cause often fatal, hemorrhagic fever in several species of simian primates including human. While fruit bats are considered a natural reservoir, the involvement of other species in the EBOV transmission cycle is unclear, especially for domesticated animals. Dogs and pigs are so far the only domestic animals identified as species that can be infected with EBOV. In 2009 Reston-EBOV was the first EBOV reported to infect swine with… 

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