[Development of a method for creating a colony of Macaca mulatta, free of herpes B virus infection].

@article{Klots1998DevelopmentOA,
  title={[Development of a method for creating a colony of Macaca mulatta, free of herpes B virus infection].},
  author={I. N. Klots and S A Rezikian and Leonora V. Indzhiia and V G Chalian and Natela V. Meishvili and Boris A Lapin},
  journal={Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii, i immunobiologii},
  year={1998},
  volume={3},
  pages={67-8}
}
To form the colony of monkeys, free of herpes B virus, the serological study was made with the aim of finding out the carriers of this virus. 482 rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) from the Adler monkey house were examined for the presence of antibodies to herpes B virus by the method of point immunoblotting with the use of Herpes virus simiae as antigen. The contamination of monkeys in different open-air cages varied from 12.5% to 92%. In different age groups, it was 27% in nonpubescent monkeys… CONTINUE READING