Pathogenesis of the Porcine Coronaviruses

  • David J. Garwes
Part of the The Viruses book series (VIRS)


Of all the animal species that the coronaviruses have evolved to grow in, the pig appears to have become host to more members of the family than any other. The filterable agent identified as the cause of transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) in American swine in the 1960s was subsequently confirmed as a coronavirus, TGEV, shortly after the family was formally identified in 1969. During the following decade, the causal agent of an encephalomyelitic disease that was associated with vomiting and wasting in swine in North America and Europe was shown to be a second coronavirus, antigenically unrelated to TGEV, named hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus (HEV).


Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Passive Immunity Swine Influenza Virus Virus Neutralization Test Feline Infectious Peritonitis 
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  • David J. Garwes
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  1. 1.Ministry of AgricultureFisheries & FoodLondonEngland

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