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Hepatitis B virus vaccination of silvery gibbons (Hylobates moloch) at the Perth Zoo

Payne, K.L., Monaghan, C.L., Warren, K.S., Fenwick, S., Robertson, I. and Smith, D. (2003) Hepatitis B virus vaccination of silvery gibbons (Hylobates moloch) at the Perth Zoo. In: American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Conference (2003), 4 - 10 October, Minneapolis, USA pp. 187-191.

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Abstract

Hepatitis B virus (HEV) has been identified in a number of nonhuman primate species, including the Silvery gibbon (Hylobates moloch). The Perth Zoo has a successful Silvery gibbon breeding program and has developed an HBV vaccination regime to protect offspring of this species. Serologic testing has demonstrated that this vaccination regime has been successful in producing a serologic response consistent withvaccine-induced immunity.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/10257
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