The mechanism for innate resistance to ectromelia virus, which is controlled by a single gene in C57BL mice, was investigated. The cells or factors involved appear to be radioresistant and to impose an early barrier to viral penetration and spread via lymphatics or blood to the target organs, i.e., liver and spleen.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Infection and Immunity|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1983|