Adenovirus endocarditis in mice.


Viral endocarditis developed in 24 percent of 50 newborn mice 6 to 8 days after intraperitoneal inoculation with murine adenovirus. Typical adenovirus intranuclear inclusions were seen in heart-valve lesions, and high titers of virus were recovered from heart tissue. Furthermore, adenovirions were directly visualized by electron microscopy within… (More)


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