Shuni virus in wildlife and nonequine domestic animals, South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Steyn, Jumari
dc.contributor.author Motlou, Pebetsi
dc.contributor.author Van Eeden, Charmaine
dc.contributor.author Pretorius, Marthi A.
dc.contributor.author Stivaktas, Voula
dc.contributor.author Venter, Marthi
dc.contributor.author Williams, J.H. (June Heather)
dc.contributor.author Myburgh, Jan G.
dc.contributor.author Steyl, Johan Christian Abraham
dc.contributor.author Snyman, L.P.
dc.contributor.author Buss, P.E.
dc.contributor.author Beechler, B.
dc.contributor.author Jolles, A.
dc.contributor.author Perez-Martin, E.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-17T06:38:18Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-17T06:38:18Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07
dc.description.abstract Shuni virus (SHUV) (Peribunyaviridae: Orthobunyavirus) was isolated in the 1960s from livestock, Culicoides midges, and a febrile child in Nigeria. In South Africa, SHUV was identified as the causative agent of neurologic disease in horses; seropositivity was also demonstrated in 3.0% of veterinarians, suggesting human exposures. SHUV was subsequently identified in aborted livestock and cattle with neurologic disease in Israel, suggesting an extended range beyond Africa. We investigated other potential susceptible species in South Africa. en_ZA
dc.description.department Veterinary Tropical Diseases en_ZA
dc.description.librarian pm2020 en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship US CDC Global Disease Detection; NHLS; UP Zoonotic Arbo and Respiratory virus program; BBSRC-USDA funding; NRF; Meat Industry Trust; Poliomyelitis Research Foundation. en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Steyn, J., Motlou, P., Van Eeden, C. et al. 2020, 'Shuni virus in wildlife and nonequine domestic animals, South Africa', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 1521-1525. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1080-6040 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1080-6059 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.3201/eid2607.190770
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/76524
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Centers for Disease Control and Prevention en_ZA
dc.rights © 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. en_ZA
dc.subject Animals en_ZA
dc.subject Domestic en_ZA
dc.subject Wildlife en_ZA
dc.subject South Africa (SA) en_ZA
dc.subject Shuni virus (SHUV) en_ZA
dc.title Shuni virus in wildlife and nonequine domestic animals, South Africa en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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