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Adenoviral infection in infant tree shrews.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6096329     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An epizootic of fatal illness among infant common tree shrews (Tupaia glis) occurred in a research colony. Affected tree shrews were dehydrated, and ingested milk substitute remained in their stomachs for several hours without being digested. Twelve of 15 tree shrews born during a 3-month period died. The 4 tree shrews we were able to examine had intranuclear inclusions in the epithelium of the stomach and intestines, with mild to moderate multifocal necrosis. One tree shrew also had nasal epithelial inclusions and multiple foci of hepatocellular and biliary necrosis, with inclusions. The causative virus was identified as an adenovirus.
T R Schoeb; C A DaRif
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  185     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1984 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-21     Completed Date:  1985-02-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1363-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenoviridae / ultrastructure
Adenoviridae Infections / epidemiology,  microbiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Disease Outbreaks / epidemiology,  veterinary*
Inclusion Bodies, Viral / ultrastructure
Intestine, Small / ultrastructure
Liver / ultrastructure
Stomach / ultrastructure
Virion / ultrastructure
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