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Title: Human betacoronavirus 2c EMC/2012-related viruses in bats, Ghana and Europe
Authors: Annan, A.
Baldwin, HJ.
Corman, VM.
Klose, SM.
Owusu, M.
Nkrumah, EE.
Badu, EK.
Anti, P.
Agbenyega, O.
Meyer, B.
Oppong, S
Sarkodie, Y.A.
Kalko, E.K.
Lina, P.H.
Godlevska, E.V
Reusken, C.
Seebens, A.
Gloza-Rausch, F.
Vallo, P
Tschapka, M.
Drosten, C.
Drexler, J.F.
Keywords: Africa
human betacoronavirus
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: NCBI
Citation: Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Mar;19(3):456-9.
Abstract: We screened fecal specimens of 4,758 bats from Ghana and 272 bats from 4 European countries for betacoronaviruses. Viruses related to the novel human betacoronavirus EMC/2012 were detected in 46 (24.9%) of 185 Nycteris bats and 40 (14.7%) of 272 Pipistrellus bats. Their genetic relatedness indicated EMC/2012 originated from bats.
Description: Article published in Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Mar;19(3):456-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1903.121503. Also available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3647674/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6731
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