Attempted immunization of cats against feline infectious peritonitis, using avirulent live virus or sublethal amounts of virulent virus.

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Kittens vaccinated with an avirulent biotype of the Black strain of feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV; given oronasally) developed both indirect fluorescent and virus-neutralizing antibodies, but were not protected against oronasal challenge exposure with virulent virus. In fact, kittens vaccinated with avirulent virus were more readily infected… (More)

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@article{Pedersen1983AttemptedIO, title={Attempted immunization of cats against feline infectious peritonitis, using avirulent live virus or sublethal amounts of virulent virus.}, author={Niels C Pedersen and Joseph William Black}, journal={American journal of veterinary research}, year={1983}, volume={44 2}, pages={229-34} }