Bat trait, genetic and pathogen data from large-scale investigations of African fruit bats, Eidolon helvum

Alison J. Peel, Kate S. Baker, David T. S. Hayman, Richard Suu-Ire, Andrew C. Breed, Guy-Crispin Gembu, Tiziana Lembo, Andrés Fernández-Loras, David R. Sargan, Anthony R. Fooks, Andrew A. Cunningham, James L. N. Wood
  • Scientific Data, August 2016, Nature Publishing Group
  • DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2016.49

What is it about?

A dataset of host and virus infection data of the most common fruit bat species in Africa

Why is it important?

There is unprecedented interest in bat viruses in Africa following the Ebola epidemic. Little data are publically shared

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