Archives of Virology

, Volume 82, Issue 1–2, pp 105–109

Sustained viremia in experimental hamster scrapie

  • H. Diringer
Brief Report


After an intraperitoneal injection of scrapie agent into hamsters, a viremic phase is maintained from day 10 to at least day 40 post infection. Infectivity can be detected in the brain as early as 5–10 days after inoculation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Diringer
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  1. 1.Robert-Koch-Institut des BundesgesundheitsamtesBerlin

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