Novel Lyssavirus in Bat, Spain

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Ceballos, Nidia Aréchiga ; Morón, Sonia Vázquez ; Berciano, José M. ; Nicolás, Olga ; López, Carolina Aznar ; Juste, Javier ; Nevado, Cristina Rodríguez ; Setién, Álvaro Aguilar ; Echevarría, Juan E. (2013)
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 19, issue 5, pages 793-795 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3201/eid1905.121071, pmc: PMC3647500, handle: 10261/80395
  • Subject: Spain | bent-winged bat | viruses | Dispatch | Lyssavirus | rabies | Lleida bat lyssavirus

A new tentative lyssavirus, Lleida bat lyssavirus, was found in a bent-winged bat (Miniopterus schreibersii) in Spain. It does not belong to phylogroups I or II, and it seems to be more closely related to the West Causasian bat virus, and especially to the Ikoma lyssavi... View more
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