Rift Valley fever infection of rhesus monkeys: implications for rapid diagnosis of human disease.

@article{Morrill1989RiftVF,
  title={Rift Valley fever infection of rhesus monkeys: implications for rapid diagnosis of human disease.},
  author={John C. Morrill and F K Knauert and Thomas Ksiazek and J M Meegan and Clarence J. Peters},
  journal={Research in virology},
  year={1989},
  volume={140 2},
  pages={139-46}
}
Rhesus monkeys inoculated with Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus provide a model in which serial observations of serum viral antigen and antibodies can be made. In 9 non-fatal and 3 fatal infections, either antigen or IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) antibodies were detected in every serum sample during the acute phase. Furthermore, viral nucleic… CONTINUE READING