Immunohistological study of encephalomalacia in pigs infected with Aujeszky's disease virus.

Abstract

Seven hysterectomy-derived colostrum-deprived pigs aged 4 weeks were inoculated intranasally with 10(3) plaque-forming units (1 ml) of the Yamagata YS-81 strain of Aujeszky's disease virus. One pig died and five developed encephalomyelitis and trigeminal ganglionitis. Three pigs killed on days 12-16 showed prominent malacic degeneration. Associated with the… (More)

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