Serial passage of west-European sporadic non-A non-B hepatitis in rhesus monkeys by inoculation with fecal extracts.

@article{Sharma1990SerialPO,
  title={Serial passage of west-European sporadic non-A non-B hepatitis in rhesus monkeys by inoculation with fecal extracts.},
  author={Monisha Sharma and Patrick Maillard and Sudhanshu Vrati and Rama P Mukherjee and M S Rajagopalan and Thierry Poynard and Gursaran Pran Talwar and Jacques Pillot},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={1990},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={36-41}
}
An experimental model of sporadic non-A non-B hepatitis involving a Fab nonimmune binding activity in stools was established in the rhesus monkey. The first animal was inoculated intravenously with a stool extract from a French patient who had never left the country and in whom post-transfusion hepatitis was excluded. Four passages were performed, and the… CONTINUE READING