Plaque formation by herpes virus in chick embryo tissue

  • A. P. Waterson
  • Published 1959 in Archiv für die gesamte Virusforschung


1. The HFEM variant of the HP strain of herpes virus forms plaques in cell-sheets of chick embryo tissue. The plaque count is directly proportional to the concentration of virus in the inoculum. 2. The technique proved as sensitive as the pock-counting method for the HFEM strain of the virus and for a sub-strain passed 34 times in HeLa cells, provided that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01242243


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