Data from: Serological evidence of lyssaviruses among bats on southwestern Indian Ocean islands

Julien Mélade, Stewart McCulloch, Beza Ramasindrazana, Erwan Lagadec, Magali Turpin, Hervé Pascalis, Steven M. Goodman, Wanda Markotter & Koussay Dellagi
We provide serological evidence of lyssavirus circulation among bats on southwestern Indian Ocean (SWIO) islands. A total of 572 bats belonging to 22 species were collected on Anjouan, Mayotte, La Réunion, Mauritius, Mahé and Madagascar and screened by the Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition Test for the presence of neutralising antibodies against the two main rabies related lyssaviruses circulating on the African continent: Duvenhage lyssavirus (DUVV) and Lagos bat lyssavirus (LBV), representing phylogroups I and II,...

Registration Year

  • 2016
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • University of La Réunion
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  • University of Pretoria
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  • Field Museum of Natural History
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  • Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
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  • Institut Pasteur de Madagascar
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  • Centre de Recherche et de Veille sur les Maladies Emergentes dans l’Océan Indien
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