Swine enterovirus are viruses that live in the intestine, although their clinical significance is questionable.
Alternative names: picornavirus, SMEDI
Swine enteroviruses are viruses living in the intestine. Its clinical importance is questionable. Before it was associated with the syndrome called "SMEDI" with enteroviruses; but not anymore. This acronym stands for stillbirths, mummified, embryonic death and infertility. Enteroviruses are subdivided into serotypes from which Teschen and Talfan have been moved to the Teschovirus genus.
Sows, lactating piglets, nursery and fattening
It is not present.
Causes / Contributing Factors
- Ingestion of infected feces.
- Failure in the acclimation of gilts.
It has no clinical importance. If needed, virus isolation and serology must be performed.