Bovine papillomavirus type 1 and Equus caballus papillomavirus 2 in equine squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in a Connemara mare.

@article{Kainzbauer2012BovinePT,
  title={Bovine papillomavirus type 1 and Equus caballus papillomavirus 2 in equine squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in a Connemara mare.},
  author={Christina Kainzbauer and Jerry Rushton and Reinhard Tober and Timothy J. Scase and Barbara Nell and Sabine Sykora and Sabine Brandt},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={112-5}
}
In January 2010, 18 months after excision of an ocular squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), a Connemara mare presented with anorexia and periorbital/parotideal lesions. Post mortem examination revealed these lesions as forming one entity, with 2 additional growths in the retropharyngeal region and the left jugular groove, respectively. The lesions were confirmed histopathologically as SCCs. Using PCR, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from 2008 and 2010, tumour tissue, intact skin and vulval… CONTINUE READING