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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Dispatch

Evolution of Porcine Kobuvirus Infection, Hungary

Gábor ReuterComments to Author , Sándor Kecskeméti, and Péter Pankovics
Author affiliations: ÁNTSZ Regional Institute of State Public Health Service, Pécs, Hungary (G. Reuter, P. Pankovics); Central Agricultural Office, Debrecen, Hungary (S. Kecskeméti)

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Table 1

Incidence of porcine kobuvirus RNA in samples from domestic pigs, Hungary*

Pig age Specimen, by date
2007 Feb
2008 Nov
Feces Feces Serum
<10 d 15 (100) 8 (53.3) 1 (6.7)
<3–4 wk 14 (93.3) 13 (86.7) 7 (46.7)
<3 mo 3 (20) 5 (33.3) 0
<6 mo
7 (46.7)

6 (40)
8 (53.3)
Total
39/60 (65)

32/60 (53.3)
16/60 (26.6)
*Values are no. (%) or no. positive/no. tested (%). All animals were on the same farm. For each type of sample and age group, 15 specimens were tested. In November 2008, specimens (feces and serum) were collected in pairs from the same animals.

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