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Disease Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome

Name Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome
Synonym Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome, Porcine
Definition A worldwide emerging disease of weaned piglets first recognized in swine herds in western Canada in 1997. This syndrome is characterized by progressive weight loss, rapid (tachypnea) and difficult (dyspnea) breathing, and yellowing of skin. PMWS is caused by PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS infection, specifically type 2 or PCV-2.
Categories Animal disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D053570

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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Circoviridae Infections Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome
2. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Swine Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Porcine Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome

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