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Fatal swine acute diarrhoea syndrome caused by an HKU2-related coronavirus of bat origin

Authors
  • Zhou, Peng1
  • Fan, Hang2
  • Lan, Tian3, 4
  • Yang, Xing-Lou1
  • Shi, Wei-Feng5
  • Zhang, Wei1
  • Zhu, Yan1
  • Zhang, Ya-Wei2
  • Xie, Qing-Mei3, 4
  • Mani, Shailendra6
  • Zheng, Xiao-Shuang1
  • Li, Bei1
  • Li, Jin-Man2
  • Guo, Hua1
  • Pei, Guang-Qian2
  • An, Xiao-Ping2
  • Chen, Jun-Wei3, 4
  • Zhou, Ling3, 4
  • Mai, Kai-Jie3, 4
  • Wu, Zi-Xian3, 4
  • And 25 more
  • 1 Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS Key Laboratory of Special Pathogens and Biosafety, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Wuhan, China , Wuhan (China)
  • 2 Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China , Beijing (China)
  • 3 South China Agricultural University, College of Animal Science, Guangzhou, China , Guangzhou (China)
  • 4 Key Laboratory of Animal Health Aquaculture and Environmental Control, Guangzhou, China , Guangzhou (China)
  • 5 Taishan Medical College, Key Laboratory of Etiology and Epidemiology of Emerging Infectious Diseases in Universities of Shandong, Taian, China , Taian (China)
  • 6 Duke-NUS Medical School, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Singapore, Singapore , Singapore (Singapore)
  • 7 Guangdong Institute of Applied Biological Resources, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Animal Conservation and Resource Utilization, Guangdong Public Laboratory of Wild Animal Conservation and Utilization, Guangzhou, China , Guangzhou (China)
  • 8 Wuhan University, School of Public Health, Wuhan, China , Wuhan (China)
  • 9 Guangdong Laboratory Animals Monitoring Institute, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Laboratory Animals, Guangzhou, China , Guangzhou (China)
  • 10 EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY, USA , New York (United States)
  • 11 North China University of Science and Technology, School of Life Sciences, Tangshan, China , Tangshan (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nature
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Apr 04, 2018
Volume
556
Issue
7700
Pages
255–258
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0010-9
Source
Springer Nature
License
Yellow

Abstract

Analysis of viral samples from deceased piglets shows that a bat coronavirus was responsible for an outbreak of fatal disease in China and highlights the importance of the identification of coronavirus diversity and distribution in bats in order to mitigate future outbreaks of disease.

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