NETEC Resource Library

New Lineage of Lassa Virus, Togo, 2016

Item

Click for External Resource*


Click to read full article*


*The link above may share a zip file (.zip) hosted on repository.netecweb.org. Zip files will download automatically.
*All other links are external and will open in a new window. If you click an external link, you are leaving the NETEC site, and we do not maintain, review, or endorse these materials. See our terms of use.


Files for Download

New Lineage of Lassa Virus, Togo, 201617-1905.pdf

Item Type

Publication

Terms of Use

By accessing these materials you are agreeing to our terms of use, which may be found here: Terms of Use.

Document Viewer

Share this page:

Was this resource helpful?


Citation

Whitmer S, Strecker T, Cadar D, Dienes H, Faber K, Patel K, et al. New Lineage of Lassa Virus, Togo, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018;24(3):599-602. https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2403.171905

Abstract

We describe a strain of Lassa virus representing a putative new lineage that was isolated from a cluster of human infections with an epidemiologic link to Togo. This finding extends the known range of Lassa virus to Togo.

Accessibility

free online

Collection

Tags