Serologic Evidence of Fruit Bat Exposure to Filoviruses, Singapore, 2011-2016.


Journal Article

To determine whether fruit bats in Singapore have been exposed to filoviruses, we screened 409 serum samples from bats of 3 species by using a multiplex assay that detects antibodies against filoviruses. Positive samples reacted with glycoproteins from Bundibugyo, Ebola, and Sudan viruses, indicating filovirus circulation among bats in Southeast Asia.

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Cited Authors

  • Laing, ED; Mendenhall, IH; Linster, M; Low, DHW; Chen, Y; Yan, L; Sterling, SL; Borthwick, S; Neves, ES; Lim, JSL; Skiles, M; Lee, BPY-H; Wang, L-F; Broder, CC; Smith, GJD

Published Date

  • January 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 114 - 117

PubMed ID

  • 29260678

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29260678

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1080-6059

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid2401.170401


  • eng