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Age-dependent prevalence of equid herpesvirus 5 infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20842426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Equid herpesvirus 5 (EHV-5) infection was detected in a farm in Italy by the use of a semi-nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) targeting glycoprotein B of EHV-5 on nasal swabs and blood samples of clinically healthy and randomly selected Lipizzaner horses (n = 55). Twenty-five horses at the age of 4-17 years and 30 at an age of 1-3 years were sampled once. The association of the infection with these age-groups and the gender of the horses was investigated. The apparent prevalence of EHV-5 infection was significantly different between age-cohorts: it was higher in the younger group of horses with 73,3% and 80% positives in nasal swabs and blood respectively, compared to 40% of nasal swabs and 20% of blood in the older horses. An age-dependence therefore was observed: the young age is more frequently associated with EHV-5 infection.
Authors:
Maria Luisa Marenzoni; Giacomo Coppola; Margherita Maranesi; Fabrizio Passamonti; Katia Cappelli; Stefano Capomaccio; Andrea Verini Supplizi; Etienne Thiry; Mauro Coletti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary research communications     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1573-7446     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Res. Commun.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100520     Medline TA:  Vet Res Commun     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  703-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Sports Horse Research Centre, Department of Experimental Science and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, via S. Costanzo 4, 06126, Perugia, Italy. marialuisa.marenzoni@unipg.it
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