Little is known about the immune response in the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) to its retroviruses. Koala retroviruses (KoRVs) have been linked to neoplasia in wild and captive koalas, but there is no treatment available. We tested the KoRV-specific serum immunoglobulin G antibody response in nonimmunized and immunized koalas.
Journal of Wildlife Diseases / Vol. 52, No. 2, pp.422-425