Experimental infection of cattle with SARS-CoV-2 : [Preprint]

Ulrich, Lorenz; Wernike, Kerstin GND; Hoffmann, Donata GND; Mettenleiter, Thomas C. GND; Beer, Martin GND

Six cattle (Bos taurus) were intranasally inoculated with SARS-CoV-2 and kept together with three naive in-contact animals. Low-level virus replication and a specific sero-reactivity were observed in two inoculated animals, despite the presence of high antibody titers against a bovine betacoronavirus. The in-contact animals did not become infected.

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Ulrich, Lorenz / Wernike, Kerstin / Hoffmann, Donata / et al: Experimental infection of cattle with SARS-CoV-2. [Preprint]. 2020.

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