Accession Number:

ADA158838

Title:

Isolation of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Strains from Sentinel Pigs in Northern Thailand, 1982

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES RESEARCH INST OF MEDICAL SCIENCES BANGKOK (THAILAND)

Report Date:

1985-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Pigs were placed at homes of patients with viral encephalitis in Thailand in 1982 in and effort to isolate the causative virus. The studies showed that transmission of Japanese encephalitis virus to pigs was intense, and suggest that the peak rate of transmission to pigs was two weeks before the peak rate of transmission of humans.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE