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Enhancement of FIP in Cats Immunised with Vaccinia Virus Recombinants Expressing CCV and TGEV Spike Glycoproteins

  • W. Stuart K. Chalmers
  • Brian C. Horsburgh
  • William Baxendale
  • T. David K. Brown
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 342)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Vaccinia Virus Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Post Challenge Vaccinia Virus Recombinant Feline Infectious Peritonitis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Stuart K. Chalmers
    • 1
  • Brian C. Horsburgh
    • 2
  • William Baxendale
    • 1
  • T. David K. Brown
    • 2
  1. 1.Intervet (UK) LtdThe ElmsHoughton CambsUK
  2. 2.Virology Division Department of PathologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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