Antarctic seals carry antibodies against seal herpesvirus


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Weddell seals in the Antarctic had high neutralizing antibody titres to seal- and feline herpesvirus and none against phocine distemper virus. Crabeater seals were free of antibodies. This suggests an evolutionary wide spread of seal herpesvirus.



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Stenvers, O. , Plötz, J. and Ludwig, H. (1992): Antarctic seals carry antibodies against seal herpesvirus , Archives of Virology, 123 , pp. 421-424 .


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