Genus Pteropus

Known as: Pteropus 
Genus in the subfamily Pteropodinae of the family Pteropodidae. They comprise the natural reservoir of HENDRA VIRUS.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Bats are the only mammals capable of sustained flight and are notorious reservoir hosts for some of the world's most highly… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Anthropogenic environmental change is often implicated in the emergence of new zoonoses from wildlife; however, there is little… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Nipah virus (NiV) is a paramyxovirus whose reservoir host is fruit bats of the genus Pteropus. Occasionally the virus is… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Hendra virus (HeV) is a lethal paramyxovirus which emerged in humans in 1994. Poor understanding of HeV dynamics in Pteropus spp… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We tested 41 bats for antibodies against Nipah and Hendra viruses to determine whether henipaviruses circulate in pteropid fruit… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Little is known about the effects of temperature extremes on natural systems. This is of increasing concern now that climate… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Seventeen grey-headed fruit bats (Pteropus poliocephalus) were inoculated subcutaneously with an isolate of Nipah virus derived… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Serum specimens from fruit bats were obtained at restaurants in Cambodia. We detected antibodies cross-reactive to Nipah virus by… (More)
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2002
2002
Emerging infectious diseases involving zoonosis have become important global health problems. The 1998 outbreak of severe febrile… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
The energetic cost of flight in a wind-tunnel was measured at various combinations of speed and flight angle from two species of… (More)
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