Serological Evidence of Ebola Virus Infection in Indonesian Orangutans

  title={Serological Evidence of Ebola Virus Infection in Indonesian Orangutans},
  author={Chairul A. Nidom and Eri Nakayama and Reviany Vibriaanita Nidom and Mohamad Y. Alamudi and Syafril Daulay and Indi N. L. P. Dharmayanti and Yoes Prijatna Dachlan and M. S. M. Amin and Manabu Igarashi and Hiroko Miyamoto and Reiko Yoshida and Ayato Takada},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Ebola virus (EBOV) and Marburg virus (MARV) belong to the family Filoviridae and cause severe hemorrhagic fever in humans and nonhuman primates. Despite the discovery of EBOV (Reston virus) in nonhuman primates and domestic pigs in the Philippines and the serological evidence for its infection of humans and fruit bats, information on the reservoirs and potential amplifying hosts for filoviruses in Asia is lacking. In this study, serum samples collected from 353 healthy Bornean orangutans (Pongo… CONTINUE READING
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