SARS-CoV-2 exposure in escaped mink, Utah, USA

Emerging Infectious Diseases
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In August 2020, outbreaks of coronavirus disease were confirmed on mink farms in Utah, USA. We surveyed mammals captured on and around farms for evidence of infection or exposure. Free-ranging mink, presumed domestic escapees, exhibited high antibody titers, suggesting a potential severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 transmission pathway to native wildlife.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title SARS-CoV-2 exposure in escaped mink, Utah, USA
Series title Emerging Infectious Diseases
DOI 10.3201/eid2703.204444
Volume 27
Issue 3
Year Published 2021
Language English
Publisher Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 3 p.
First page 988
Last page 990
Country United States
State Utah
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