Enhancement of FIP in Cats Immunised with Vaccinia Virus Recombinants Expressing CCV and TGEV Spike Glycoproteins
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a progressive, debilitating disease of wild and domestic Felidae caused by infection with the coronavirus feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV) 1,2. Two forms of FIP are observed - the commoner wet or effusive form in which the abdomen is distended by the accumulation of a fibrin-rich exudate within the peritoneal cavity and the dry or non-effusive form in which there is a desseminated granulomatous disease involving most organs. Mortality approaches 100% for both forms.
KeywordsElectrophoresis Methionine Peritonitis FITC Kelly
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