volume 66, issue 9, P5177-5182 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.9.5177-5182.1992
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Abstract: Maternal transmission of a murine leukemia virus (MuLV) mixture named LP-BM5 MuLV, which is known to induce murine AIDS (MAIDS), was investigated. Adult female C57BL110 mice were inoculated intraperitoneally with LP-BM5 MuLV. When the virus-inoculated female mice developed splenomegaly or lymphadenopathy, they were mated with normal C57BL/10 male mice. Of 56 offspring born to MAIDS mothers, 14 appeared to develop MAIDS, as assessed by the occurrence of splenomegaly or lymphadenopathy as well as the mitogen res…

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