Mokola virus: Experimental infection and transmission studies with the shrew, a natural host

@article{Kemp1973MokolaVE,
  title={Mokola virus: Experimental infection and transmission studies with the shrew, a natural host},
  author={Dr. G. E. Kemp and Dorothy L. Moore and T. T. Isoun and A. Fabiyi},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r die gesamte Virusforschung},
  year={1973},
  volume={43},
  pages={242-250}
}
Wild-caught shrews (Crocidura sp.), the only known wildlife host of the rabiesrelated agent Mokola virus, were given various dose levels of Mokola virus by different routes (subcutaneous, intramuscular, and oral), and then were examined for recovery of virus, presence of histopathologic lesions, and ability to transmit virus by bite to laboratory mice. Thirteen shrews, given virus by each of the routes, showed evidence of having become infected. Eleven of these became ill and yielded virus from… CONTINUE READING

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