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Rift Valley fever virus induces fetal demise in Sprague-Dawley rats through direct placental infection

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Science Advances  05 Dec 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 12, eaau9812
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau9812

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vol. 4 no. 12

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  • Received for publication August 2, 2018
  • Accepted for publication November 6, 2018
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  1. Cynthia M. McMillen1,2,
  2. Nitin Arora3,
  3. Devin A. Boyles1,2,
  4. Joseph R. Albe1,2,
  5. Michael R. Kujawa1,2,
  6. Jeffrey F. Bonadio4,
  7. Carolyn B. Coyne5,6 and
  8. Amy L. Hartman1,2,*
  1. 1Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  2. 2Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  3. 3Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.
  4. 4Department of Pathology, Magee Women’s Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  5. 5Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  6. 6Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: hartman2{at}


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