Complement Fixation with a Mouse Tumor Virus (S.E. Polyoma)

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Science  28 Nov 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3335, pp. 1339-1340
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3335.1339


Complement fixation tests with tissue-culture antigens indicated that polyoma virus is serologically unrelated to a wide variety of known viruses; antibody developed uniformly in mice given virus intraperitoneally or intranasally and was found in normal animals of several mouse colonies but not in human beings.