In September 2014, seven sperm whales were stranded along Italy’s Adriatic coastline. Postmortem investigations on 3 female adult whales and 1 male fetus carried by the largest female revealed molecular and immunohistochemical evidence of dolphin morbillivirus infection. A possible role of the virus in the stranding event was considered.
|Titolo:||Dolphin Morbillivirus Associated with a Mass Stranding of Sperm Whales, Italy|
|Autori interni:||DI RENZO, LUDOVICA|
DI FRANCESCO, Cristina Esmeralda
DI GUARDO, Giovanni
|Data di pubblicazione:||2017|
|Rivista:||EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|