Porcine circovirus 2 inclusion bodies in pulmonary and renal epithelial cells.


Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) is the cause of postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS). The most common lesions of PMWS are lymphohistiocytic to granulomatous lymphadenitis, interstitial pneumonia and interstitial nephritis, with intracytoplasmic amphophilic botryoid inclusion bodies in macrophages. In addition to these typical changes… (More)
DOI: 10.1354/vp.45-5-640


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