Baboon virus

日期:2019-03-07 03:13:10 作者:杨怀 阅读:

A live animal virus has been discovered in the blood of a patient who had a baboon liver transplant in 1992. The patient died within months of the operation, but when Marian Michaels of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, examined blood samples she found traces of a live, replicating cytomegalovirus unique to baboons. It is not thought to have caused the patient’s death. More on these topics: