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Isolation of feline herpesvirus 1 from a young kitten
  1. RW Fulton,
  2. DY Cho,
  3. M Downing,
  4. NJ Pearson and
  5. RH Cane


Five kittens exposed neonatally to older cats exhibiting fever with nasal and ocular discharge became ill and died within 10 days of the onset of illness. One kitten which died at 16 days old was examined post mortem and feline herpesvirus 1 was isolated from the brain, liver, lung and spleen.

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