Comparative pathogenesis of infection of pigs with hepatitis E viruses recovered from a pig and a human.

@article{Halbur2001ComparativePO,
  title={Comparative pathogenesis of infection of pigs with hepatitis E viruses recovered from a pig and a human.},
  author={Patrick G. Halbur and Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua and Christian Gilbert and Denis K Guenette and Mark B. Potters and Robert H. Purcell and Suzanne U. Emerson and Thomas E Toth and X. J. Meng},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={918-23}
}
Specific-pathogen-free pigs were inoculated with one of two hepatitis E viruses (HEV) (one recovered from a pig and the other from a human) to study the relative pathogenesis of the two viruses in swine. Fifty-four pigs were randomly assigned to three groups. Seventeen pigs in group 1 served as uninoculated controls, 18 pigs in group 2 were intravenously inoculated with the swine HEV recovered from a pig in the United States, and 19 pigs in group 3 were intravenously inoculated with the US-2… CONTINUE READING
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