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transmissible gastroenteritis of swine
medical dictionary

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.

Synonyms: porcine transmissible gastroenteritis.

Acronym: TGE

(05 Mar 2000)