Protection against the JMV Marek's disease-derived transplantable tumour by Marek's disease virus-specific antigens.

  • Pauline Powell
  • Published 1978 in Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A


Chickens immunised with inactivated chicken kidney cells infected with Marek's disease (MD) virus were protected against the lethal effects of inoculation with the MD-derived tumour transplant JMV, which appears not to express viral antigens. It is concluded that the distinction between MD virus-specific and tumour-specific antigens is not as complete as… (More)


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