African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5137

Full Length Research Paper

Sero-prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 in goats from Sokoto Metropolis, Nigeria

Alkali B. R.
  • Alkali B. R.
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Shuaibu A. B.
  • Shuaibu A. B.
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Bello M.
  • Bello M.
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Abubakar M. B.
  • Abubakar M. B.
  • Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Daneji A. I.
  • Daneji A. I.
  • Department of Veterinary Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 09 February 2018
  •  Accepted: 06 May 2018
  •  Published: 07 September 2018

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