Immunologic responses to West Nile virus in vaccinated and clinically affected horses.

@article{Davidson2005ImmunologicRT,
  title={Immunologic responses to West Nile virus in vaccinated and clinically affected horses.},
  author={Ann H Davidson and Josie L. Traub-Dargatz and Racquel M Rodeheaver and Eileen Noel Ostlund and Douglas D. Pedersen and Ron G Moorhead and Joe B Stricklin and Rene{\'e} D Dewell and Susan D Roach and Rachel E Long and Sara J Albers and Robert J. Callan and Mo D. Salman},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={226 2},
  pages={240-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare neutralizing antibody response between horses vaccinated against West Nile virus (WNV) and horses that survived naturally occurring infection. DESIGN Cross-sectional observational study. ANIMALS 187 horses vaccinated with a killed WNV vaccine and 37 horses with confirmed clinical WNV infection. PROCEDURE Serum was collected from vaccinated horses prior to and 4 to 6 weeks after completion of an initial vaccination series (2 doses) and 5 to 7 months later. Serum was… CONTINUE READING