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