Pathogenesis of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in mid-gestation sows and fetuses.

@article{Christianson1993PathogenesisOP,
  title={Pathogenesis of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in mid-gestation sows and fetuses.},
  author={William T. Christianson and Chung Sik Choi and James E. Collins and Thomas W. Molitor and Robert B. Morrison and Han Soo Joo},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={1993},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={262-8}
}
Two experiments were undertaken to evaluate whether porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus was able to cross the placenta and infect midgestation fetuses following intranasal inoculation of sows and whether PRRS virus directly infected fetuses following in utero inoculation. In experiment 1, eight sows between 45 and 50 days of gestation were intranasally inoculated with PRRS virus (ATCC VR-2332), and four control sows were inoculated with uninfected cell culture lysate… CONTINUE READING

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