Mortality of Fowl Embryos Inoculated with Avianized Strains of Rinderpest Virus

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1962
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Piercyt, S. E.
Witcomb, M. A.
Scott, G. R.
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The mean mortality of fowl embryos inoculated into the yolk sac with the avianized bovine strain of rinderpest virus was 89•9 ± 4• 1 per cent. With the avianized lapinized strain it was 5 I• 1 ± 14• 1 per cent. The curves relating numbers of deaths to days after inoculation were similar with the 2 strains. A significant factor influencing the mortality was the age of the fowl embryo at the time of inoculation.
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Veterinary Research, 3, p. 111-117
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