• A. S. Kaplan
Part of the Virology Monographs book series (VIROLOGY, volume 5)


Infection with virulent viruses engenders profound changes in their host cells, causing them to undergo degeneration and, eventually, death. The members of the herpes group of viruses are of this type, and infection with pseudorabies virus and herpes simplex virus results, in general, in degenerative changes in and the final killing of susceptible cells.


Infected Cell Herpes Simplex Intranuclear Inclusion Syncytium Formation Virulent Virus 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Kaplan
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  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Research LaboratoriesAlbert Einstein Medical CenterPhiladelphiaUSA

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