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Epidemic of blindness in kangaroos--evidence of a viral aetiology.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the cause of an epidemic of blindness in kangaroos. DESIGN AND PROCEDURES: Laboratory examinations were made of eyes and brains of a large number of kangaroos using serological, virological, histopathological, electron microscopical, immunohistochemical methods, and PCR with cDNA sequencing. In addition, potential insect viral vectors identified during the disease outbreak were examined for specific viral genomic sequences. SAMPLE POPULATION: For histopathological ana...

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Hooper, PT More by this author
Russell, GM More by this author
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Journal:
Australian veterinary journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
8
Pages:
529-536
Publication date:
1999-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1751-0813
ISSN:
0005-0423
URN:
uuid:51b19140-7734-4372-81dd-d11810657c83
Source identifiers:
94625
Local pid:
pubs:94625

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