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Identification of porcine circovirus type 2 in retrospective cases of pigs naturally infected with porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus.
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PMID:  16427593     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The identification of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) was studied in fresh intestinal tissues by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and in formalin-fixed, paraffin-wax-embedded intestinal tissues by in situ hybridisation. The tissues came from pigs naturally infected with porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV). A total of 35 (32.7%) of 107 small intestinal samples from pigs naturally infected with PEDV were found to be positive using PCR. Positive signals for PCV2 were detected in 32 (29.9%) of 107 small intestinal samples from pigs naturally infected with PEDV by in situ hybridisation. The distribution of positive cells in the jejunum and ileum was multifocal or patchy. Distinct positive labelling was found throughout the lamina propria in the small intestines. The results of this study indicate that PCV2 is highly prevalent in pigs naturally infected with PEDV.
K Jung; Y Ha; S-K Ha; J Kim; C Choi; H-K Park; S-H Kim; C Chae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2004-11-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997)     Volume:  171     ISSN:  1090-0233     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. J.     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-23     Completed Date:  2006-05-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706281     Medline TA:  Vet J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  166-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, San 56-1, Shillim-dong, Kwanak-Gu 151-742, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Circoviridae Infections / epidemiology,  veterinary*,  virology
Circovirus / classification,  isolation & purification*
In Situ Hybridization / veterinary
Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary
Retrospective Studies
Swine Diseases / epidemiology,  virology*

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