Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Cause of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

In 2012, the first human infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was reported from Saudi Arabia.

It emerged from a zoonotic reservoir and continues to be the current dominant coronavirus circulating in the human population and causing severe illness.

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