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Archives of Virology

, Volume 78, Issue 1–2, pp 89–95 | Cite as

Rapid transmission of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis (jaagsiekte) in young lambs

  • J. M. Sharp
  • K. W. Angus
  • E. W. Gray
  • F. M. M. Scott
Brief Report

Summary

Jaagsiekte, a contagious lung tumour of sheep, was induced within 3–6 weeks in day-old lambs by intratracheal inoculation of SPA lung fluids concentrated by centrifugation. Electronmicroscopic examination of the tumour revealed retrovirus particles whose morphogenesis and morphology support biophysical and immunological findings that suggest a relationship with type B and type D retroviruses.

Keywords

Infectious Disease Lung Tumour Electronmicroscopic Examination Lung Fluid Immunological Finding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Sharp
    • 1
  • K. W. Angus
    • 1
  • E. W. Gray
    • 1
  • F. M. M. Scott
    • 1
  1. 1.Moredun Research InstituteEdinburghUnited Kingdom

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