Rabies virus isolated from a frugivorous bat (Artibeus lituratus), captured in 1997, in Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil

Authors

  • Estevão de Camargo Passos Instituto Pasteur, São Paulo, SP
  • Maria Luíza Carrieri Instituto Pasteur, São Paulo, SP
  • Miriam Martos Sodré Silva Prefeitura Municipal de São Paulo, Centro de Controle de Zoonoses, São Paulo, SP
  • Ronaldo Gomes Pereira Jr. Prefeitura Municipal de Rio Claro, Centro de Controle de Zoonoses, Rio Claro, SP
  • JoãoAlfredo Torres Silva Melo Prefeitura Municipal de Rio Claro, Centro de Controle de Zoonoses, Rio Claro, SP
  • Laerte José Maule Prefeitura Municipal de Rio Claro, Centro de Controle de Zoonoses, Rio Claro, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95961999000100007

Keywords:

Rabies virus, Chiroptera, Isolation, Public health

Abstract

Rabies virus was isolated from a frugivorous bat, Artibeus lituratus, captured in downtown Rio Claro, SP, Brazil, in 1997. There was not any animal rabies since 1986, and this is the first isolation of rabies virus in a frugivorous bat in Rio Claro. Implications of Public Health were discussed.

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Published

1999-01-01

How to Cite

Passos, E. de C., Carrieri, M. L., Silva, M. M. S., Pereira Jr., R. G., Melo, J. T. S., & Maule, L. J. (1999). Rabies virus isolated from a frugivorous bat (Artibeus lituratus), captured in 1997, in Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 36(1), 40-42. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95961999000100007

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VETERINARY MEDICINE

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