hog cholera virus


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Related to hog cholera virus: Classical swine fever, Classical swine fever virus

hog chol·er·a vi·rus

an RNA virus of the genus Pestivirus, in the family Flaviviridae, that causes hog cholera.
Synonym(s): swine fever virus
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Hog cholera virus (classical swine fever) is a mechanically transmitted Pestivirus, a genus of viruses that belong to the family Flaviviridae.
Pathogenesis of classical swine fever: B-lymphocyte deficiency caused by hog cholera virus.
It is designed to prevent the hog cholera virus from entering Japanese farms, it said.