Genetic characterization of Nipah virus, Bangladesh, 2004

Brian H. Harcourt, Luis Lowe, Azaibi Tamin, Xin Liu, Bettina Bankamp, Nadine Bowden, Pierre E. Rollin, James A. Comer, Thomas G. Ksiazek, Mohammed Jahangir Hossain, Emily S. Gurley, Robert F. Breiman, William J. Bellini, Paul A. Rota

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

172 Scopus citations


Until 2004, Identification of Nipah virus (NV)-like outbreaks in Bangladesh was based on serology. We describe the genetic characterization of a new strain of NV isolated during outbreaks in Bangladesh (NV-B) in 2004, which confirms that NV was the etiologic agent responsible for these outbreaks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1594-1597
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


Dive into the research topics of 'Genetic characterization of Nipah virus, Bangladesh, 2004'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this