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An outbreak of pig rabies in Hunan province, China

  • Y. JIANG (a1) (a2), X. YU (a3), L. WANG (a2), Z. LU (a4), H. LIU (a3), H. XUAN (a5), Z. HU (a2) and C. TU (a2)
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  • Published online: 01 June 2007

The first dog-associated outbreak of rabies in swine in China (Hunan province) has been diagnosed and the related virus isolated. Sequence analysis showed that the pig isolate was a genotype 1 rabies virus with a very high nucleotide identity to local dog isolates.

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*Author for correspondence: Dr C. Tu, Military Veterinary Research Institute, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, 1068 Qinglong Road, Changchun, 130062, China. (Email:
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