European bat Lyssavirus transmission among cats, Europe

Publié le 1 Février 2009
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

We identified 2 cases of European bat lyssavirus subtype 1 transmission to domestic carnivores (cats) in France. Bat-to-cat transmission is suspected. Low amounts of virus antigen in cat brain made diagnosis difficult.(R.A.)

Auteur : Dacheux L, Larrous E, Mailles A, Boisseleau D, Delmas O, Biron C, Bouchier C, Capek I, Muller M, Ilari F, Lefranc T, Raffi F, Goudal M, Bourhy H
Emerging infectious diseases, 2009, vol. 15, n°. 2, p. 280-4