Pathogenicity of fowl enteroviruses.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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The pathogenicity of avian nephritis virus, entero-like particles described by McNulty et al. (Avian Pathology, 13: 429), the entero PV2 and entero 3 isolated in our laboratory, was studied by oral inoculation of one-day-old specific pathogen-free chickens. All viruses were shown by immunofluorescence and transmission electron microscopy to multiply in the cytoplasm of enterocytes but histological lesions of the intestine were only observed in chickens infected with McNulty’s entero-like particles, entero PV2 and entero 3. Those lesions were present from 3 days post inoculation but were mos…

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