Sarcoid-Causing Virus Harbored by Circulating Blood Cells

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Aggressive research efforts to discover how the sarcoid-causing bovine papillomaviruses (BPV) are spread either within or between horses have resulted in the identification of BPV genetic material (DNA) in circulating blood cells. This novel finding suggests a possible mechanism by which horses prone to developing sarcoids become latently (invisibly) infected

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