Association of dromedary camels and camel ticks with reassortant crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever Virus, United Arab Emirates

Jeremy V. Camp, Pia Weidinger, Sathiskumar Ramaswamy, Dafalla O. Kannan, Babiker Mohammed Osman, Jolanta Kolodziejek, Noushad Karuvantevida, Ahmad Abou Tayoun, Tom Loney, Norbert Nowotny

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Abstract

We previously detected a potentially novel reassortant of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in camels at the largest livestock market in the United Arab Emirates. A broader survey of large mammals at the site indicated zoonotic transmission is associated with dromedaries and camel ticks. Seroprevalence in cattle, sheep, and goats is minimal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2471-2474
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume27
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2021
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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