Published in Blood Weekly, April 7th, 2005
According to recent research from Germany, "Cowpox virus infection associated with a streptococcal septicemia was diagnosed in a weak German Warmblood filly, born 29 days prematurely, and humanely destroyed on the sixth day of life."
"At necropsy, ulcerative lesions in the alimentary tract, colitis, polyarthritis and nephritis were observed. Transmission electron microscopic examination of specimens from ulcerative lesions revealed typical orthopox virions," reported C. Ellenberger and colleagues at the University of Leipzig.
"Cowpox virus was unequivocally...
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