Role of the rat in the transmission of porcine parvovirus.


Rats experimentally inoculated with porcine parvovirus (PPV) shed virus in excreta from 3 to 21 days. Rats inoculated subcutaneously with PPV responded serologically with hemagglutination-inhibition titers (512-1,024). The PPV antigen was readily detected in lung and spleen 2 and 3 days after rats were inoculated and in liver and intestine, 4 days. The rats… (More)


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@article{Cutler1982RoleOT, title={Role of the rat in the transmission of porcine parvovirus.}, author={Richard E. Cutler and Tenebrio Molitor and T. E. Sauber and A. D. Leman}, journal={American journal of veterinary research}, year={1982}, volume={43 3}, pages={493-6} }