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1 October 2017 Dolphin Morbillivirus in a Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) in Denmark, 2016
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We studied the etiology of encephalitis in a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) that stranded in 2016 on the coast of Denmark. Dolphin morbillivirus (DMV) was detected in the brain and other organs. Phylogenetics showed close relation to DMV isolated from a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) from Spain in 2012.

© Wildlife Disease Association 2017
Received: 6 November 2016; Accepted: 1 March 2017; Published: 1 October 2017
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