2012-08-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.3201/eid1808.120533
Lack of Evidence for Schmallenberg Virus Infection in Highly Exposed Persons, Germany, 2012
Schmallenberg virus, a novel orthobunyavirus, is spreading among ruminants, especially sheep, throughout Europe. To determine the risk for human infection, we conducted a survey among shepherds to assess possible exposure and symptoms. We also performed serologic and molecular assays. No evidence of transmission to humans was detected.
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