A Novel Rhabdovirus Associated with Acute Hemorrhagic Fever in Central Africa
(A) All 43 serum samples corresponding to unknown hemorrhagic fever cases or outbreaks in 2008–2010 from 9 provinces in DRC (pink) tested negative for BASV by PCR. (B) Sera from 50 donors in Kasai-Oriental province, DRC (Panel A, star) were tested for BASV-neutralizing antibodies. Sera at 1∶50 (dark blue) or 1∶500 dilution (light blue) were tested. Serum from the surviving Patient 3 was included as a positive control (grey shaded area). Data points represent an average of duplicate assays.