Usutu Virus in Blackbirds (Turdus merula), Czech Republic, 2011-2012

Z. Hubálek, I. Rudolf, M. Čapek, T. Bakonyi, L. Betášová, N. Nowotny

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The central European lineage of Usutu virus was isolated from a blackbird (Turdus merula), which was found dead in the city of Brno, Czech Republic, in 2011. The virus RNA was detected in two other dead blackbirds in Brno during 2012.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-276
Number of pages4
JournalTransboundary and Emerging Diseases
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Blackbird
  • Czechland
  • Turdus merula
  • Usutu virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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