Porcine transmissible gastroenteritis

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porcine transmissible gastroenteritis --> transmissible gastroenteritis of swine

A rapidly spreading disease of swine, caused by a coronavirus (of the family coronaviridae) and characterised by severe diarrhoea and vomiting; case fatality rate in pigs younger than 10 days is high; in older pigs it is low.

Synonym: porcine transmissible gastroenteritis.