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Lyssavirus in Indian Flying Foxes, Sri Lanka. Pulished in Emerging Infectious Diseases

A novel lyssavirus was isolated from brains of Indian flying foxes (Pteropus medius) in Sri Lanka. Phylogenetic analysis of complete virus genome sequences, and geographic location and host species, provides strong evidence that this virus is a putative new lyssavirus species, designated as Gannoruwa bat lyssavirus....
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Calodium hepaticum in Jungle Cats (Felis chaus) in Sri Lanka. Published in Journal of Wildlife Diseases

Calodium hepaticum infection is rarely reported in carnivores. This paper describes two cases of C. hepaticum infection, causing liver lesions, in wild jungle cats (Felis chaus) in Sri Lanka....
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