an outbreak of cowpox in captive cheetahs: virological and epidemiological studies.this paper describes virological and epidemiological features of an infection which killed two of three affected cheetahs at whipsnade park in 1977. two animals had profuse skin lesions and the third had an acute haemorrhagic pneumonia. the outbreak was shown to be caused by cowpox virus. cowpox virus is believed to circulate in small wild animals, but the source of infection was not traced despite virological and serological tests on 93 captive and 102 wild animals. sub-clinical infections did ...19826891393
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