Serological evidence of adenovirus infection in cats

Serological evidence of adenovirus infection in cats The widespread presence of adenoviruses in various species makes it probable that infection and the carrier state also exist in cats. On the basis of these considerations, investigations were carried out to find antibodies against adenovirus in sera from different cat populations kept under different conditions. For the antibody detection, purified adenovirus was used in an indirect ELISA. To produce positive serum, SPF cats were immunized with a purified hexon preparation. Altogether 632 field sera of different origin were tested. Among field samples, adenovirus seropositivity varied between 10–26%. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Serological evidence of adenovirus infection in cats

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © Wien by 2000 Springer-Verlag/
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Legacy
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0304-8608
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1432-8798
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10.1007/s007050050693
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Abstract

The widespread presence of adenoviruses in various species makes it probable that infection and the carrier state also exist in cats. On the basis of these considerations, investigations were carried out to find antibodies against adenovirus in sera from different cat populations kept under different conditions. For the antibody detection, purified adenovirus was used in an indirect ELISA. To produce positive serum, SPF cats were immunized with a purified hexon preparation. Altogether 632 field sera of different origin were tested. Among field samples, adenovirus seropositivity varied between 10–26%.

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Published: May 1, 2000

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