Bombali Virus in Mops condylurus Bat, Kenya
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Bombali virus (genus Ebolavirus) was identified in organs and excreta of an Angolan free-tailed bat (Mops condylurus) in Kenya. Complete genome analysis revealed 98% nucleotide sequence similarity to the prototype virus from Sierra Leone. No Ebola virus-specific RNA or antibodies were detected from febrile humans in the area who reported contact with bats.
CitationEmerg Infect Dis. 2019 May;25(5)
SubjectAngolan free-tailed bat
Bombali Ebola virus
bat; filovirus; viruses
- Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) 
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