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Serological Evidence of Ebola Virus Infection in Indonesian Orangutans

  • Chairul A. Nidom equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chairul A. Nidom, Eri Nakayama

    nidomca@unair.ac.id (CAN); atakada@czc.hokudai.ac.jp (AT)

    Affiliations: Avian Influenza-zoonosis Research Center, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia

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  • Eri Nakayama equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chairul A. Nidom, Eri Nakayama

    Affiliation: Division of Global Epidemiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Reviany V. Nidom,

    Affiliations: Avian Influenza-zoonosis Research Center, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia

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  • Mohamad Y. Alamudi,

    Affiliations: Avian Influenza-zoonosis Research Center, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia

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  • Syafril Daulay,

    Affiliation: Center for Diagnostic Standard of Agriculture Quarantine, Ministry of Agriculture, Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Indi N. L. P. Dharmayanti,

    Affiliation: Indonesian Research Center for Veterinary Science, Ministry of Agriculture, Bogor, Indonesia

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  • Yoes P. Dachlan,

    Affiliation: Tropical Disease Hospital, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia

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  • Mohamad Amin,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Disease, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia

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  • Manabu Igarashi,

    Affiliation: Division of Bioinformatics, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Hiroko Miyamoto,

    Affiliation: Division of Global Epidemiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Reiko Yoshida,

    Affiliation: Division of Global Epidemiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Ayato Takada mail

    nidomca@unair.ac.id (CAN); atakada@czc.hokudai.ac.jp (AT)

    Affiliation: Division of Global Epidemiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Published: July 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040740

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353 is a serious number.

Posted by orangutanborneo on 05 Nov 2012 at 07:17 GMT

Would you provide further information please?
1. Where do you captured the wild orang-utans? Can you described the locations etc?
2. Where do you quarantine them?
3. How many people do you employed to monitor the 353 orangutans for around 6 months each?

Thank you.

No competing interests declared.