Archives of Virology

, Volume 133, Issue 1, pp 189–193

Isolation of a virus with rhabdovirus morphology from a white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris)

Authors

  • A. D. M. E. Osterhaus
    • Laboratory of ImmunobiologyNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) Bilthoven
  • H. W. J. Broeders
    • Laboratory of Control Biological ProductsNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) Bilthoven
  • J. S. Teppema
    • Laboratory of PathologyNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) Bilthoven
  • T. Kuiken
    • The Zoological Society of LondonInstitute of Zoology, Regent's Park
  • J. A. House
    • U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceNational Veterinary Services Laboratory, Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
  • H. W. Vos
    • Seal Rehabilitation and Research Centre
  • I. K. G. Visser
    • Seal Rehabilitation and Research Centre
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/BF01309754

Cite this article as:
Osterhaus, A.D.M.E., Broeders, H.W.J., Teppema, J.S. et al. Archives of Virology (1993) 133: 189. doi:10.1007/BF01309754

Summary

A virus with rhabdovirus morphology which proved to be antigenically distinct from rabies virus and vesicular stomatitis virus was isolated from a dolphin that had beached on the Dutch coast. Neutralizing antibodies to this virus were found in several European marine mammal species.

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