Growth of measles virus in nervous tissues. IV. Neurovirulence of wild measles and SSPE viruses in monkeys.

Neurovirulence of in vivo-passed wild measles virus and that of the cell-associated SSPE virus were compared by intracerebral inoculation into monkeys. The wild measles virus was found to lack neutrovirulence without producing neurological signs or significant histological changes in the brains, whereas the virus was confirmed to preserve the properties… CONTINUE READING