Published in Blood Weekly, April 22nd, 1996
The attenuated virus itself has been used in veterinary applications to eradicate an encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) epidemic in a U.S. baboon colony and is currently being tested in an effort to halt a cardiovirus epizootic among African elephants.
The virus is Mengo virus, a cardiovirus that primarily infects mice. But the virus is easily transmissible to anything that ingests an infected rodent. In the...
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