Development of candidates for new type 2 and type 3 oral poliovirus vaccines.

Monkey neurovirulence tests on in vitro recombinant viruses between the virulent Mahoney and the attenuated Sabin 1 strains of type 1 poliovirus revealed that a strong neurovirulence determinant(s) resided in the 5' non-coding sequence of the genome and that the surface structure of the virion particle had a little correlation with the neurovirulence or… CONTINUE READING