Porcine circovirus type 2 and associated diseases in romania - Short communication

D. Cadar, A. Cságola, Á Dán, Z. Deim, Marina Spn̂u, V. Miclǎuş, L. Köbölkuti, G. Czirják, Tamás Tuboly

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Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) has been demonstrated to be the causal agent for postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) and porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome (PDNS). This report describes the first detection of PCV2 and associated diseases in a Romanian swine herd located in Transylvania. The clinical signs, pathological and histopathological changes observed in affected pigs were similar to those previously described for PDNS and PMWS. Polymerase chain reaction and in situ hybridisation were used for the detection of PCV2 nucleic acids from tissues and serum samples. Complete PCV2 genomes of both PMWS and PDNS cases were sequenced and analysed, and by comparing them with each other no genomic differences could be detected. The sequence analysis showed that the Romanian PCV2 was closely related to PCV2 identified in France and in Hungary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-156
Number of pages6
JournalActa veterinaria Hungarica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2007


  • PCV2
  • PDNS
  • PMWS
  • Phylogenetic study

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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    Cadar, D., Cságola, A., Dán, Á., Deim, Z., Spn̂u, M., Miclǎuş, V., Köbölkuti, L., Czirják, G., & Tuboly, T. (2007). Porcine circovirus type 2 and associated diseases in romania - Short communication. Acta veterinaria Hungarica, 55(1), 151-156. https://doi.org/10.1556/AVet.55.2007.1.14