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Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 40
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.40

Topic

Serological surveillance and experimental infection of sagiyama virus in pigs in Taiwan 

 

Department Animal Health Research Institut Council of Agriculture
Author Huang TS, Lee SH, Chang Cr’, Huang 00, Jong MH.
Summary

fri 2(02, Sagiyama virus was first isolaed from pigs locaed in Miao-L.i County,
Taiwan. During that year, 586 serum samples of marketing pigs were colleced from 11 counties and tested by

serum neut-alizaton est. The positive rae of serum antilxxlies against sagiyama virus was 51 %(2f58, lii a trial, 9 pigs agol at 1 2-week old without antikdies against sagiyama virus were divided into two groupa. The first group consistl of? pigs were inocu1al intramuscularly with sagiyama virus suspension, respetively. The second group consisal of 2 pigs were uninfected and housed together with the first group for uznnary studying the transmission, During a 2-week obervation, all the pigs did not show significant clinical symptoms and special pathological lesions when thcee infected pigs was sacrificed on the 2,3,5,? and 10 days pc€t inoculation, respectively. Although the infecel pigs developed viremia and shedding infectious virus particles from secretion and excretion

for the first 1-2 days pc€t inoculation, the two contact control pigs remained negative in virus isolation and antihxly response through the 8-week study.

Keyword

Experimental incculation$a,giyama virus pigs.