Camel pox in the Sudan: Part 1. Isolation and identification of the causative virus

A. I. Khalafalla, M. E M Mohamed, B. H. Ali

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Abstract

Seven virus isolate were obtained in Vero cell culture from skin samples collected during outbreaks of camelpox that occurred between 1992 and 1994 in Eastern Sudan. The isolated viruses were identified as camelpox virus using virus neutralisation, agar gel diffusion and immunofluorescent tests. The histopathological picture of the skin lesion provided further evidence for pox virus infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-233
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Camel Practice and Research
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1998

Keywords

  • Camel pox
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Histopathology
  • Isolation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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