middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in non-camelid domestic mammals.dromedary camels are natural host of the middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus (mers-cov). however, there are limited studies of mers-cov infection of other domestic mammals exposed to infected dromedaries. we expanded our surveillance among camels in egypt, tunisia, and senegal to include other domestic mammalian species in contact with infected camels. a total of 820 sera and 823 nasal swabs from cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys, buffaloes, mules, and horses were collected. swabs were test ...201930866764
potential intermediate hosts for coronavirus transmission: no evidence of clade 2c coronaviruses in domestic livestock from ghana.the emergence of middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus (mers-cov), nearly a decade ago with worldwide distribution, was believed to be of zoonotic origin from bats with dromedary camels as intermediate hosts. there is a likelihood of other domestic livestock serving as intermediate hosts for this virus. the presence of coronaviruses, closely related to mers-cov in ghanaian bats, presented the opportunity to test the hypothesis of transmissibility of this virus through domestic livestock s ...201930744201
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