On May 11, 2009, an African civet (Civettictis civetta) displaying clinical signs consistent with rabies was killed by rangers in Ikoma Ward within Serengeti National Park (Figure 1).
We describe evidence, based on genomic sequences obtained from the brain sample of an African civet with clinical signs consistent with rabies, for the existence of a novel lyssavirus designated IKOV (Ikoma lyssavirus).
The child who was bitten by the African civet received appropriate wound care and postexposure rabies vaccination.
Mongoose rabies and the African civet in Zimbabwe [letter].
Some aficionados dismiss civet coffee as a scam or novelty product, yet its mystique has led two Canadian entrepreneurs on the trail of coffee produced with the help of African civets
, which may not carry the SARS virus.