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Table 1 Clinical and pathological evidence of central nervous system disease and genital disease in live-stranded harbor porpoises in which herpesvirus was detected

From: Central nervous system disease and genital disease in harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) are associated with different herpesviruses

Porpoise number Pathology number Age category Gender CNS disease Genital disease Herpesvirus PCR-positive samples Tentative virus type
Nervous signs Encephalitis INIBa Mucosal plaque INIB
1 PP040324 Juvenile Male No Yes No No No Brain PPHV-3
2 PP050825.2 Juvenile Female Yes Yes Yes No No Brain PPHV-2
3 PP051021 Juvenile Male No Yes No No No Brain, pulmonary lymph node PPHV-3
4 PP030320 Juvenile Male No No No No No Brain PPHV-3
5 PP060327.4 Juvenile Male Yesb No No No No Brain, cornea PPHV-3
6 PP050502 Adult Female No Yes No Yes Yes Skeletal muscle, urinary bladder, kidney, skin lesion PPHV-1
7 PP140627c Neonate Female No No No No No Blowhole swab, genital swab PPHV-3
8 N.a.d Juvenile Male No N.a. N.a. No N.a. Blowhole swab PPHV-3
  1. aIntranuclear inclusion bodies.
  2. bForceful expiration, body tremor, cramp.
  3. cThis porpoise was swabbed on arrival at rehabilitation centre and subsequently autopsied.
  4. dNot applicable.