Experimental infection of adult axenic rats with Parker's Rat Coronavirus

Abstract

The pathogenesis of Parker's Rat Coronavirus (PRCV) was studied in axenic CD rats. Three to four 9 to 10 week old rats were euthanized daily for eight days after intranasal inoculation. Rats remained free of clinical disease. Virus was recovered from the nasopharynx and trachea after twenty-four hours and from the lung by day three but was not detected in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01314779

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