viruses -Reply

Ted Snazelle Snazelle at MC.EDU
Fri Aug 23 08:39:02 EST 1996

To the best of my knowledge, no plant viruses are capable of infecting
man; however, TMV (tobacco mosaic virus) has been recoved from
bronchial washes of smokers of unfiltered cigcarettes.  Unfortunately, I
don't have a reference for the latter comment.  

Ted Snazelle

>>> WE.Chan <weipai at> 08/23/96 05:39am >>>
Do plant viruses affect humans?  If they do in what sense?  


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