Isolation and characterization of a distinct influenza A virus from Egyptian bats


Through surveillance, researchers isolated and characterized an influenza A virus from Egyptian fruit bats. This virus had affinity to avian-like receptors but was also able to infect mice.

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Ahmed Kandeil, Mokhtar R. Gomaa, Mahmoud M. Shehata
Content Source: 
Journal of Virology
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News