Archives of Virology

, Volume 84, Issue 1–2, pp 135–140

Detection of astroviruses in gut contents of nude and normal mice

  • Elisabeth Kjeldsberg
  • Annelise Hem
Brief Report


Gut contents of nude and normal mice were examined by electron microscopy in association with an outbreak of diarrhea in a colony of nude mice. Virus-like particles with a morphology consistent with previous descriptions of astroviruses of other species were demonstrated in a high percentage of the animals.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabeth Kjeldsberg
    • 1
  • Annelise Hem
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of VirologyNational Institute of Public Health and The Norwegian Radium Hospital/Norsk Hydro's Institute for Cancer ResearchOsloNorway

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