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      Experimental rabies in a great horned owl.

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      Journal of wildlife diseases
      Wildlife Disease Association

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          Abstract

          A great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) was fed the carcass of an experimentally infected rabid skunk. The bird developed antibody titer to rabies, detected by passive haemagglutination, 27 days after oral inoculation by ingestion. The owl suppressed the infection until corticosteroid administration, after which a maximum antibody titer was attained. Evidence of active rabies viral infection was seen by fluorescent antibody staining of oral swabs, corneal impression smears and histologic tissue smears, by suckling mouse inoculation of oral swab washings, and by transmission electron microcopy. No clinical signs of rabies virus infection were observed.

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          Journal
          J Wildl Dis
          Journal of wildlife diseases
          Wildlife Disease Association
          0090-3558
          0090-3558
          Jul 1976
          : 12
          : 3
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Veterinary Medical Research Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA.
          Article
          10.7589/0090-3558-12.3.444
          16498892
          a67bbaaa-4bf0-47e1-b891-f147f813612a
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