Characterization of African Swine Fever Virus Caucasus Isolate in European Wild Boars
Claudia Gabriel, Sandra Blome , Alexander Malogolovkin, Stanislav Parilov, Denis Kolbasov, Jens P. Teifke, and Martin Beer
Author affiliations: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald–Insel Riems, Germany (C. Gabriel, S. Blome, J.P. Teifke, M. Beer); National Research Institute for Veterinary Virology and Microbiology, Pokrov, Russia (A. Malogolovkin, S. Parilov, D. Kolbasov)
Figure 2. View of the mucosal surface of the dissected stomach showing representative gross lesions after oral inoculation of a wild boar with 106 median tissue culture infectious dose of an African swine fever virus isolate from Armenia (experiment at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut). The image illustrates acute gastritis; note diffuse mucosal hemorrhages affecting a large part of the mucosa. The animal died on day 7 postinfection.
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