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Title: Human–Bat Interactions in Rural West Africa
Authors: Anti, Priscilla
Owusu, Michael
Agbenyega, Olivia
Annan, Augustina
Badu, Ebenezer Kofi
et. al
Issue Date: Aug-2015
Publisher: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Citation: Emerging Infectious Diseases. Vol. 21, No. 8, August 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2108.142015
Abstract: Because some bats host viruses with zoonotic potential, we investigated human–bat interactions in rural Ghana during 2011–2012. Nearly half (46.6%) of respondents regularly visited bat caves; 37.4% had been bitten, scratched, or exposed to bat urine; and 45.6% ate bat meat. Human–bat interactions in rural Ghana are frequent and diverse.
Description: An article published by Emerging Infectious Diseases and also available at DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2108.142015
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12515
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