Dolphin morbillivirus epizootic resurgence, Mediterranean Sea

Juan Antonio Raga, Ashley Banyard, Mariano Domingo, Mandy Corteyn, Marie Françoise Van Bressem, Mercedes Fernández, Francisco Javier Aznar, Thomas Barrett

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Abstract

In July 2007, >100 striped dolphins, Stenella coeruleoalba, were found dead along the coast of the Spanish Mediterranean. Of 10 dolphins tested, 7 were positive for a virus strain closely related to the dolphin morbillivirus that was isolated during a previous epizootic in 1990.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)471-473
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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