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Epidemiological Surveillance of Rodent-Borne Viruses (Roboviruses)

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This article will outline surveillance approaches for rodent-borne viruses (roboviruses). We present a synopsis of the main categories of trapping methods with some notes about their use in fieldwork. We also describe the types of laboratory analysis commonly used in Robovirus surveillance.

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  • Zoonotic viruses
  • Roboviruses

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Rodas, J.D., Londoño, A.F., Solari, S. (2018). Epidemiological Surveillance of Rodent-Borne Viruses (Roboviruses). In: Salvato, M. (eds) Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 1604. Humana Press, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6981-4_7

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