Archives of Virology

, Volume 133, Issue 1, pp 189–193

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

  • A. D. M. E. Osterhaus
  • H. W. J. Broeders
  • J. S. Teppema
  • T. Kuiken
  • J. A. House
  • H. W. Vos
  • I. K. G. Visser
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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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. M. E. Osterhaus
    • 1
  • H. W. J. Broeders
    • 2
  • J. S. Teppema
    • 3
  • T. Kuiken
    • 4
  • J. A. House
    • 5
  • H. W. Vos
    • 6
  • I. K. G. Visser
    • 6
  1. 1.Laboratory of ImmunobiologyNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) BilthovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Laboratory of Control Biological ProductsNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) BilthovenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Laboratory of PathologyNational Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM) BilthovenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.The Zoological Society of LondonInstitute of Zoology, Regent's ParkLondonUK
  5. 5.U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceNational Veterinary Services Laboratory, Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic LaboratoryGreenportUSA
  6. 6.Seal Rehabilitation and Research CentrePieterburenThe Netherlands