Porcine circovirus 2 infection in swine foetuses inoculated at different stages of gestation.

@article{Sanchez2001PorcineC2,
  title={Porcine circovirus 2 infection in swine foetuses inoculated at different stages of gestation.},
  author={Romeo Sanchez and Hans Nauwynck and Francis McNeilly and Gordon M Allan and Maurice B Pensaert},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={169-76}
}
The ability of porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) to replicate and cause pathologic abnormalities in foetuses at selected time points of gestation was examined in this study. Two foetuses were inoculated in utero in each of two sows at 57, 75 and 92 days of gestation, respectively, with PCV2 (1121). The remaining foetuses were left uninoculated to assess whether intra-uterine spread occurred. Twenty-one days after inoculation, the foetuses were collected and examined for gross lesions and for virus… CONTINUE READING
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