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Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006

Lagos Bat Virus, South Africa

Wanda Markotter*, Jenny Randles†, Charles E. Rupprecht‡, Claude T. Sabeta§, Peter J. Taylor¶, Alex I. Wandeler#, and Louis H. Nel*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; †Allerton Veterinary Laboratory, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa; ¶Natural Science Museum, Durban, South Africa; #Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Nepean, Ontario, Canada

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Table 2

Immunofluorescence reaction of a panel of 16 monoclonal antibodies against the nucleoprotein of Lagos bat virus isolations, South Africa, 2003 and 2004*

Antibody Canid biotype (GT1) Mongoose biotype (GT1) Lagos bat virus (GT2) Mokola virus (GT3) Duvenhage virus (GT4) 2003 isolate 2004 isolate
26AB7 +++ Variable
26BE2 +++ Variable
32GD12 Variable Variable
38HF2 +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
M612 +++ +++ +++
M837 +++
M850 Variable +++
M853 +++ +++
M1001 +++
M1335 Variable Variable
M1386 +++
M1400 Variable
M1407 ++ Variable
M1412 ++ Variable
M1494 Variable +++

*Typical immunofluorescence antibody pattern observed for all lyssavirus genotypes present on the African continent (genotype [GT] 1, 2, 3, and 4) are also included as a reference: –, no specific fluorescence; ++, strong fluorescence; +++, very strong fluorescence.

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