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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014

Gouleako and Herbert Viruses in Pigs, Republic of Korea, 2013

Hee Chun Chung, Van Giap Nguyen, Dane Goede, Chang Hoon Park, A. Reum Kim, Hyoung Joon Moon, Seong Jun Park, Hye Kwon Kim, and Bong Kyun ParkComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea (H.C. Chung, C.H. Park, A.R. Kim, B.K. Park); Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Hanoi, Vietnam (V.G. Nguyen); University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (D. Goede); Green Cross Veterinary Products, Yongin, Republic of Korea (H.J. Moon); Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea (S.J. Park); National Forensic Service, Chilgok, Republic of Korea (S.J. Park); Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon (H.K. Kim)

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Table 1

GOLV and HEBV screening results for dead pigs on 1 farm in Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 2013*

Pig no. Clinical signs Age group† Month sample collected Sample no. Sample type GOLV
Other pathogens
RT-PCR qRT-PCR, copies/μL‡ RT-PCR qRT-PCR, copies/μL‡
1 None Finisher Mar P0 Lung NA + 2.57 × 103
2 Wasting, cyanosis, fever, respiratory disorders, diarrhea Weaned Mar P1 Lung§ 2.03 × 103 +# 1.26 × 102 NA
P2 Intestine + 1.27 × 104 + 1.16 × 102 NA
3 Diarrhea, respiratory disorders Finisher Mar P3 Lung + 1.11 × 102 + 1.37 × 103 PRRSV, PCV2
P4 Intestine NA .
4 Diarrhea, respiratory disorders Gilt Mar P5 Lung + 2.53 × 103 + 5.45 × 104 PRRSV, PCV2
P6 Intestine NA NA Rotavirus, E. coli
5 Respiratory disorders Weaned Apr P7 Lung + 2.04 × 103 + 2.78 × 103 PRRSV, PCV2
P8 Intestine 1.82 × 102 NA
6 Diarrhea, respiratory disorders Grower Apr P9 Lung + 5.10 ×1 05 +# 5.46 × 103 PRRSV
P10 Intestine NA NA
7 Diarrhea Finisher Mar P11 Intestine NA NA E. coli
8 Diarrhea Sow Mar P12 Intestine + 6.52 × 102 NA Rotavirus, E. coli
9 None Finisher Mar P13 Intestine NA NA NA

*E. coli, Escherichia coli; GOLV, Gouleako virus; HEBV, Herbert virus; NA, not applicable; qRT-PCR, quantitative reverse transcription PCR; PCV2, porcine circovirus type 2; PRRSV, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, Rota, rotavirus.
†Samples were sorted into 6 groups: female (gilt and sow), suckling (<30 d), weaned (30–60 d), grower (60–90 d); and finisher (≥90 d).
‡Amount of virus from qRT-PCR results, copies/μL (online Technical Appendix,
§First sample in which virus was detected by particle-associated nucleic acid–-random PCR.
¶GenBank, GOLV (P1, KF361520; P8, KF361521).
#GenBank, HEBV (P1, KF361522; P9, KF362523).

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