Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 3rd, 1995
Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is closely related to rabies virus and can infect many species. Neutralizing IgG antibody responses specific for the viral glycoprotein of rabies virus or VSV are necessary for and efficient in protecting vertebrate hosts against infection.
"Interestingly, naive specific pathogen-free or conventionally kept mice generate T-cell-independent neutralizing IgM antibodies very early after infection, by day...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Vaccine Weekly