Archives of Virology

, Volume 76, Issue 3, pp 211–216 | Cite as

The effect of relative humidity and temperature on the survival of bovine rotavirus in aerosol

  • Kyaw Moe
  • G. J. Harper
Original Papers


The effect of relative humidity and temperature on the survival of bovine rotavirus in airborne particles was investigated. Bovine rotavirus was found to be stable at low and high relative humidity; infectivity was lost more rapidly at high temperature than at lower temperature.


Relative Humidity Infectious Disease High Relative Humidity Airborne Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyaw Moe
    • 1
  • G. J. Harper
    • 2
  1. 1.Regional Virus Laboratory East Birmingham HospitalBirminghamEngland
  2. 2.Microbiology Safety Reference LaboratoryCentre for Applied Microbiology and ResearchNr. SalisburyEngland

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