Excretion of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in semen after experimentally induced infection in boars.

@article{Swenson1994ExcretionOP,
  title={Excretion of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in semen after experimentally induced infection in boars.},
  author={Sabrina L. Swenson and Howard T. Hill and Jeff J. Zimmerman and Lawrence E. Evans and John G. Landgraf and Robert W. Wills and Todd P Sanderson and Michael J. McGinley and Andy K. Brevik and D K Ciszewski},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={204 12},
  pages={1943-8}
}
Four boars intranasally inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus were monitored for 56 days after exposure for changes in semen characteristics and for the presence of virus in the semen. Clinically, 2 of 4 boars had mild respiratory signs of 1 day's duration after infection. Changes in appetite, behavior, or libido were not detected. All boars seroconverted on the indirect fluorescent antibody and serum virus neutralization tests by day 14 after inoculation… CONTINUE READING
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