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Research Article

Foodborne Transmission of Nipah Virus in Syrian Hamsters

  • Emmie de Wit mail,

    emmie.dewit@nih.gov (EdW); vincent.munster@nih.gov (VJM)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Joseph Prescott,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Darryl Falzarano,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Trenton Bushmaker,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Dana Scott,

    Affiliation: Rocky Mountain Veterinary Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Heinz Feldmann,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Vincent J. Munster mail

    emmie.dewit@nih.gov (EdW); vincent.munster@nih.gov (VJM)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

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  • Published: March 13, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004001

About the Authors

Emmie de Wit, Joseph Prescott, Darryl Falzarano, Trenton Bushmaker, Heinz Feldmann, Vincent J. Munster
Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
Dana Scott
Rocky Mountain Veterinary Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
Heinz Feldmann
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EdW VJM. Performed the experiments: EdW JP DF TB DS VJM. Analyzed the data: EdW DF HF VJM. Wrote the paper: EdW HF VJM.