Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs

Li, Yen Chang and Bakar, Sazaly Abu and S.H., Sharifah and Ali, A.R. Mohd and Yusoff, Khatijah and Zamrod, Zulkeflie (2004) Isolation and molecular identification of Nipah virus from pigs. In: The 4th Annual Seminar of National Science Fellowship NSF 2004 Proceedings. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, pp. 9-12.

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An outbreak of febrile encephalitis with high death rates (~56%) occurred among pig farmers in a pig-farming community in Tambun, Perak, Malaysia, in 1998 (Wong et al., 2002). The disease spread southward within four to six months to several other pigfarming communities near or around Seremban, a city ~300 km from Tambun (Anonymous, 1999a). By April 1999, at least 85 deaths were reported in Seremban, 15 were recorded in Tambun (Anonymous, 1999b). All the cases from Tambun were recorded before the outbreak in Seremban. During the outbreaks, pigs in Seremban and Tambun manifested acute respiratory distress syndrome and encephalitis and subsequently died (Anonymous, 1999a; Anonymous, 1999b).

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General) > Q179.9-180 Research
Divisions: Koleksi Penganjuran Persidangan (Conference Collection) > Annual Seminar National Science Fellowship (NSF)
Depositing User: Puan Sukmawati Muhamad
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2018 07:47
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2018 02:52

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