NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS CONJUNCTIVITIS INDUCED IN HUMAN SUBJECTS EXPERIMENTALLY
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
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Newcastle disease virus NDV is the cause of a specific epizootic infection among fowl avian pseudo-plague, or avian pneumoencephalitis can give rise to conjunctival inflammation in man, sometimes accompanied by light general symptoms. The experiments studied the transmissibility to man of NDV cultivated in chicken embryos. A vial of allantoic fluid from chicken embryos infected with the virus was deposited on the mucosa of the conjunctival fornix of the left eye of each of five volunteer subjects.
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