An Unidentified Virus Producing Acute Meningitis and Pneumonitis in Experimental Animals

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An infectious agent is described which belongs apparently to the class of filtrable viruses, but which, on the basis of the evidence at hand, is not to be identified with any virus previously described. The virus has multiple tropisms and is pathogenic for mice, ferrets, and monkeys of both M. rhesus and M. cynomolgos species. Intranasal infection of mice… (More)

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@article{Francis1938AnUV, title={An Unidentified Virus Producing Acute Meningitis and Pneumonitis in Experimental Animals}, author={Thomas G Francis and Thomas P. Magill}, journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine}, year={1938}, volume={68}, pages={147 - 160} }