Immunization of mice against Coxsackievirus B3 and prevention of foetal growth retardation.

Abstract

Coxsackievirus B3 infection in pregnant mice leads to a severe pancreatitis with a retardation of foetal growth and increased wastage. The present study demonstrates that animals may be immunized actively or passively against this infection to allow foetal development to proceed normally. Active immunization was achieved by injecting a low dose of live… (More)

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@article{Lansdown1976ImmunizationOM, title={Immunization of mice against Coxsackievirus B3 and prevention of foetal growth retardation.}, author={Andrew Lansdown and Justin D. Brown}, journal={British journal of experimental pathology}, year={1976}, volume={57 5}, pages={521-4} }