Newfound hantavirus in Chinese mole shrew, Vietnam

Jin Won Song, Ji Kang Hae, Ki-Joon Song, Thang T. Truong, Shannon N. Bennett, Satoru Arai, Ninh U. Truong, Richard Yanagihara

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Sequence analysis of the full-length medium segment and the partial small and large segments of a hantavirus, detected by reverse transcription-PCR in lung tissues of the Chinese mole shrew (Anourosorex squamipes) captured in Cao Bang Province, Vietnam, in December 2006, indicated that it is genetically distinct from rodentborne hantaviruses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1784-1787
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Nov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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