Rotavirus in a wild English red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) identified by electron microscopy.

@article{Everest2011RotavirusIA,
  title={Rotavirus in a wild English red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) identified by electron microscopy.},
  author={David J. Everest and James Paul Duff and Robert J. Higgins},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2011},
  volume={169 6},
  pages={160}
}
Rotavirus is well recognised as a significant cause of juvenile enteritis in many domesticated mammalian species (Khafagi and others 2010). It typically infects villous enterocytes, which, when shed, results in varying degrees of villous atrophy and hypersecretory diarrhoea. Greenwood and Sanchez (2002), using serological tests developed for laboratory mouse pathogens, detected seroposivity to murine rotavirus in a number of grey squirrels culled from north Wales. The villous atrophy seen in… CONTINUE READING

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