A new coronavirus-like particle associated with diarrhea in swine
Received: 22 May 1978 Accepted: 26 June 1978 DOI:
Cite this article as: Pensaert, M.B. & de Bouck, P. Archives of Virology (1978) 58: 243. doi:10.1007/BF01317606 Summary
Coronavirus-like particles were detected by electron microscopy in the intestinal contents of pigs during a diarrheal outbreak on 4 swine breeding farms. Diarrhea was reproduced in experimental pigs with one of the isolates, designated CV777, which was found to be distinct from the 2 known porcine coronaviruses, transmissible gastroenteritis virus and hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus.
These studies were supported by the Institute for the Encouragement of Research in Industry and Agriculture (IWONL), Brussels, Belgium.
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