Accession Number : AD0681911

Title :   DIAGNOSIS AND HANDLING OF B VIRUS IN A RHESUS MONKEY (MACACA MULATTA).

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Oct 67-Jun 68,

Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD ARSENAL MD

Personal Author(s) : Cole,William C. ; Bostrom,Richard E. ; Whitney,Robert A. , Jr

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : During routine examination of quarantined primates at Edgewood Arsenal Medical Research Laboratory, a rhesus monkey was observed with ulcerative and papillary lesions on the mucocutaneous border of the upper and lower lips and the anterior one-third of the dorsum of the tongue. Microscopic examination of a biopsy of the lower lip disclosed type A intranuclear inclusion bodies in the epithelial cells in and adjacent to the ulcer. Serum samples revealed a marked increase in titer to Herpesvirus simiae and Herpes simplex virus. Methods of diagnosis and quarantine procedures are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MONKEY B VIRUS, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE)), HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS, MONKEYS, VISUAL INSPECTION, HISTOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, TONGUE, SERODIAGNOSIS, CYTOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION, VACCINES, THERAPY

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE