Demonstration of porcine circovirus type 2 in the testes and accessory sex glands of a boar

@inproceedings{Opriessnig2005DemonstrationOP,
  title={Demonstration of porcine circovirus type 2 in the testes and accessory sex glands of a boar},
  author={Tanja Opriessnig and Chris Kuster and Patrick G. Halbur},
  year={2005}
}
Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) antigen was demonstrated in lungs, lymphoid tissues, intestines, and testes and accessory sex glands of an 11-month-old boar from a boar stud with a history of recent illness and infertility. At necropsy, the lungs failed to collapse and there was moderate cranioventral bronchopneumonia. Microscopically, there was severe multifocal suppurative and histiocytic bronchointerstitial pneumonia with severe peribronchiolar lymphoid hyperplasia. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae… CONTINUE READING