Isolation of Viruses from Children with Infectious Hepatitis

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Science  30 Jun 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3470, pp. 2059-2061
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3470.2059


Cytopathologic agents were isolated from 14 of 22 Indian children involved in an outbreak of infectious hepatitis in Arizona. Isolation was made in a serially transplantable cell line originating from human embryonic lung. Efforts to identify these agents as known viruses, by utilizing standard techniques, have been unsuccessful