Characteristics of the herpesvirus of malignant catarrhal fever isolated from captive wildebeest calves.

@article{Castro1984CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the herpesvirus of malignant catarrhal fever isolated from captive wildebeest calves.},
  author={Anthony E Castro and Edward C. Ramsay and J F Dotson and Mary L. Schramke and A. Alan Kocan and D L Whitenack},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1984},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={409-15}
}
A herpesvirus was isolated from buffy coat cells from a newborn wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) and from tissues of a 12-day-old wildebeest during the 1982 calving season of a captive, inbred herd maintained in a zoologic collection. Both wildebeests were clinically healthy, and there was no herd record that malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) existed. Each… CONTINUE READING