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Research Article

Induction of Antibody Responses to African Horse Sickness Virus (AHSV) in Ponies after Vaccination with Recombinant Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA)

  • Rachael Chiam equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rachael Chiam, Emma Sharp

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

    Current address: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Emma Sharp equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rachael Chiam, Emma Sharp

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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  • Sushila Maan,

    Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom

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  • Shujing Rao,

    Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom

    Current address: Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

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  • Peter Mertens,

    Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom

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  • Barbara Blacklaws,

    Affiliation: Cambridge Infectious Diseases Consortium, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nick Davis-Poynter,

    Affiliation: Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia

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  • James Wood,

    Affiliation: Cambridge Infectious Diseases Consortium, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Javier Castillo-Olivares mail

    javier.castillo-olivares@bbsrc.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

    Current address: Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005997

About the Authors

Rachael Chiam, Emma Sharp, Javier Castillo-Olivares
Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Sushila Maan, Shujing Rao, Peter Mertens
Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory, Pirbright, Surrey, United Kingdom
Barbara Blacklaws, James Wood
Cambridge Infectious Diseases Consortium, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Nick Davis-Poynter
Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: javier.castillo-olivares@bbsrc.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RSC ES PPCM BB NDP JLNW JCO. Performed the experiments: RSC ES JCO. Analyzed the data: RSC ES JCO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SM SR PPCM BB JCO. Wrote the paper: RSC BB JCO.