SARS-CoV-2 exposure in escaped mink, Utah, USA
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.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||SARS-CoV-2 exposure in escaped mink, Utah, USA|
|Series title||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publisher||Center for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Contributing office(s)||National Wildlife Health Center|
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