Treatment of Paralysis Caused by West Nile Virus in Hamsters
WNV-specific humanized monoclonal antibody (hE16) was used to treat WNV-induced poliomyelitis and fatal WNV-aerosolization when administered as a single intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection days after the virus had infected the spinal cord of rodents.
Morrey, J.D., V. Siddharthan, H. Wang, A.L. Olsen, R. Skirpstunas, J. O. Hall, H. Li, S. Koenig, S. Johnson, J. L. Nordstrom, N. Marlenee, R. A. Bowen and M.S. Diamond 2007. Treatment of Paralysis Caused by West Nile Virus in Hamsters. Antiviral Research, 74 (3): A32.