Detection of astrovirus in the faeces of cats with diarrhoea

Detection of astrovirus in the faeces of cats with diarrhoea
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Abstract

Examination by electron microscopy of faeces from two separate cases of young cats with diarrhoea revealed the presence of 28 nm viral particles morphologically consistent with an astrovirus. No visible cytopathic effect was observed when the virus was inoculated into a feline kidney cell culture.

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