Identification of Seoul Hantavirus in Rattus norvegicus in Indonesia

Angelina Plyusnina, Ima Nurisa Ibrahim, Imelda Winoto, Kevin Randall Porter, Ida Bagus Indra Gotama, Åke Lundkvist, Antti Vaheri, Alexander Plyusnin*

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The first genetic evidence for the presence of Seoul hantavirus (SEOV) in Indonesia is presented. Partial M segment sequence was recovered from the lung tissue of Rattus norvegicus trapped in central Jakarta. The sequence belongs to SEOV genotype and is most closely related to the strain B-1 from Japan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-359
Number of pages4
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


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