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Open Access Changes in the Titer of Anti–B Virus Antibody in Captive Macaques (Macaca fuscata, M. mulatta, M. fascicularis)

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Changes in levels of antibody to B virus (Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1; BV) were examined in BV-positive macaques by ELISA. We observed increases in anti-BV IgG titers in a BV-infected cynomolgus monkey after overseas transportation by air and in a rhesus monkey after transfer from an outdoor group cage to an indoor individual cage. Although shedding of infectious virus was not examined, the increase in antibody titer suggested reactivation of BV. Interestingly, we also found an increase in anti-BV IgG levels during the breeding season in male but not female Japanese macaques kept in an enclosed outdoor colony. Further studies should be performed to investigate whether reactivation of BV led to the observed increase in the anti-BV antibody titer.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Publication date: February 1, 2007

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  • Comparative Medicine (CM), an international journal of comparative and experimental medicine, is the leading English-language publication in the field and is ranked by the Science Citation Index in the upper third of all scientific journals. The mission of CM is to disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed information that expands biomedical knowledge and promotes human and animal health through the study of laboratory animal disease, animal models of disease, and basic biologic mechanisms related to disease in people and animals.

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