pseudorabies


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pseudorabies

(so͞o′dō-rā′bēz)
n.
An acute infectious disease of domestic and wild animals, caused by a herpesvirus spread by contact with pigs, characterized by inflammation of the central nervous system and the respiratory system, and frequently progressing to paralysis and death. Also called Aujeszky's disease.

pseudorabies

pseudorabies

A rare, acute CNS infection of swine and cattle, of global distribution, which is caused by an alpha-herpesvirus, porcine herpesvirus 1 (herpesvirus suis), and spread by direct contact; possibly also airborne.
 
Clinical findings
Intense pruritus, irritability, bellowing, convulsions, paralysis, coma, and death, often days after onset.
 
Prevention
Vaccine reduces losses in infected herds, limits spread, decreases disease incidence.

Aujeszky,

Aládar, Hungarian pathologist, 1869-1933.
Aujeszky disease - a highly contagious disease caused by porcine herpesvirus. Synonym(s): pseudorabies
Aujeszky disease virus - a herpesvirus causing pseudorabies in swine. Synonym(s): pseudorabies virus

pseudorabies

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Evaluation of serological tests for the detection of pseudorabies gE antibodies during early infection.
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Characterization of Model Viruses Used in Virus Validation Studies Virus Genome Enveloped Family BPV DNA No Parvo XMuLV RNA Yes Retro PRV DNA Yes Herpes BVDV RNA Yes Flavi Resistance to Physicochemical Virus Size (nm) Reagents BPV 20-25 High XMuLV 80-100 Low PRV 150-200 Medium BVDV 40-70 Medium BPV = bovine parvovirus; XMuLV = xenotropic murine leukemia virus; PRV = pseudorabies virus; BVDV = bovine viral diarrhea virus Table 2.
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