Novel sapelovirus discovered in pigs

Novel sapelovirus discovered in pigs

A VETERINARY researcher at Iowa State University has discovered a novel virus in the central nervous system tissues of young pigs with polio-like weakness in their hind legs.

Paulo Arruda, an assistant professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, led a team of diagnosticians from Iowa State, the University of Minnesota and Kansas State University in an effort to investigate samples from 11-week-old pigs that couldn't walk due

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