Antibodies to canine distemper and phocine distemper viruses in polar bears from the Canadian arctic.

@article{Cattet2004AntibodiesTC,
  title={Antibodies to canine distemper and phocine distemper viruses in polar bears from the Canadian arctic.},
  author={Marc R. L. Cattet and P{\'a}draig J. Duignan and Carol A House and David Aubin},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={338-42}
}
Serum samples collected from 200 polar bears (Ursus marititnus) from two populations in the Canadian arctic, the western Hudson Bay and Lancaster Sound populations, between 1989 and 1996, were tested for antibodies to canine distemper (CDV) and phocine distemper viruses (PDV) using virus neutralization. Antibodies to CDV and PDV were detected in 48 and six polar bears, respectively. All six bears that tested positive for PDV also tested positive for CDV; in only one case did the antibody titer… CONTINUE READING

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