Experimental Subacute Spongiform Virus Encephalopathies in Primates and Other Laboratory Animals

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Science  05 Oct 1973:
Vol. 182, Issue 4107, pp. 67-68
DOI: 10.1126/science.182.4107.67


The host range of subacute spongiform virus encephalopathies is described. The asymptomatic incubation period and the duration of the illnesses in various species of animal hosts is discussed along with information on additional species of Old World and New World monkeys and the domestic cat, which have been shown to be susceptible to subacute spongiform virus encephalopathies.

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