Table 1

Summary of diagnostic findings
Animal # Enteritis Died / Euthanized Parasites Culture EM VLPs Astrovirus Virochip Rabbit astrovirus RT-PCR
1 + Died Intestinal Eimeria spp. No growth ND (−) (−)
2 + Euthanized Trichuris spp. E. coli ND (−) (−)
C. perfringens
3 + Died Intestinal Eimeria spp. ND ND ND ND
Hepatic Eimeria spp.
4 + Euthanized Intestinal Eimeria spp. E. coli (−) (−) (−)
5 + Euthanized Intestinal Eimeria spp. E. coli ND ND ND
6 + Euthanized Intestinal Eimeria spp. E. coli (+) (+) (+)
7 + Euthanized Intestinal Eimeria spp. ND ND ND ND
Trichuris spp.
8 (Control) ND ND ND ND (−) (−)

EM VLPs, virus-like particles evident by electron microscopic examination. ND, not determined. E. coli, Escherichia coli. C. perfringens, Clostridium perfringens.

Stenglein et al.

Stenglein et al. Virology Journal 2012 9:216   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-9-216

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