Expression of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) Coronavirus Antigens on the Surface of Feline Macrophage-Like Cells

  • H. E. L. Jacobse-Geels
  • M. C. Horzinek
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 173)


Indications for the involvement of the immune system in the pathogenesis of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) have been reported (1,2). A major role is attributed to the macrophage, the predominant if not the only target cell of FIP Virus (FIPV) in vivo.


Granular Accumulation Feline Infectious Peritonitis Antigenic Relationship Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus Veterinary Faculty 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. L. Jacobse-Geels
    • 1
  • M. C. Horzinek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Virology, Veterinary FacultyState UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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