Malignant catarrhal fever was induced in cattle and rabbits inoculated intranasally with cell-free wildebeest-calf nasal and ocular secretions. This method of reproducing the disease is similar to that occurring in nature and should prove useful as a means of challenging experimentally induced immunity.
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Mushi, E.Z., Wafula, J.S. Infectivity of cell-free malignant catarrhal fever virus in rabbits and cattle. Vet Res Commun 6, 153–155 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02214908
- Public Health
- Veterinary Medicine
- Fever Virus
- Malignant Catarrhal Fever
- Ocular Secretion