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Characterization of an Attenuated Temperature Sensitive Feline Infectious Peritonitis Vaccine Virus

  • J. D. Gerber
  • N. E. Pfeiffer
  • J. D. Ingersoll
  • K. K. Christianson
  • R. M. Landon
  • N. L. Selzer
  • W. H. Beckenhauer
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 276)

Abstract

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a complex and fatal disease of cats caused by infection with feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV). The FIPV is a Coronavirus related to transmissible gastroenteritis virus of pigs, enteric Coronavirus of dogs, and respiratory Coronavirus of man. There is also a feline enteric Coronavirus (FECV) that replicates mainly in the intestine and causes only a mild diarrheal disease.1

Keywords

Febrile Response Feline Infectious Peritonitis Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus Mandibular Lymph Node 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Gerber
    • 1
  • N. E. Pfeiffer
    • 1
  • J. D. Ingersoll
    • 1
  • K. K. Christianson
    • 1
  • R. M. Landon
    • 1
  • N. L. Selzer
    • 1
  • W. H. Beckenhauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Biological Research and DevelopmentNorden Laboratories, Inc.LincolnUSA

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