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Virus-Associated Neoplastic and Immunosuppressive Diseases of Nonhuman Primates

  • Harvey Rabin
  • Raoul E. Benveniste
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Several primate colonies have experienced outbreaks of neoplastic disease accompanying immunosuppressive syndromes. These outbreaks possess the characteristics of an infectious disease, and in several cases viruses have been isolated and shown to have disease-inducing potential. The colonies involved have been at the California, New England, Oregon, and Washington Regional Primate Research Centers in the United States, and at the Institute of Experimental Pathology and Therapy in the U.S.S.R.


Raji Cell Immunosuppressive Disease Mason Pfizer Monkey Virus Celebes Macaque Healthy Monkey 
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  • Raoul E. Benveniste

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