Naturally occurring lethal parvovirus infection of juvenile and young-adult rats.
Brain: pa, Epididymis: pa, Male, Parvoviridae, Rats, Rodent-Diseases: mi, pa, SUPPORT-U-S-GOVT-P-H-S, Testis: pa, Virus-Diseases: mi, pa, ve
Vet-Pathol. 1983 Jan; 20(1):49-56.
A lethal disease characterized by hemorrhage and necrosis of the brain, testes, and epididymides developed in young adult rats housed in specific pathogen free quarters. Morphological, virological, and serological investigations of the outbreak indicated that the probable causative agent was rat virus (Kilham), a common parvovirus of rats that usually induces persistent, asymptomatic infection in adult rats.
Coleman, G L.; Jacoby, R O.; Bhatt, P N.; Smith, A L.; and Jonas, A M., " Naturally occurring lethal parvovirus infection of juvenile and young-adult rats." (1983). Faculty Research 1980 - 1989. 407.