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Parvo virus and Fetal development

Paul Becquart becquart at infobiogen.fr
Thu Nov 14 17:41:42 EST 1996

: I am looking for information on the effects of Rat Parvo virus on
: offspring development.  Is anyone aware of fetal developmemt problems
: associated with breeding rats testing positive for parvo?  Is there
: inherant teratology associated with parvo?  Any input would be
: appreciated (first hand, colleague's, etc.)

Parvovirus interfere with fetal development, no teratology are associated with 
these viruses. In fact parvoviruses seems to be oncosuppressive, they are able 
to kill transformed cells and some embryonic cells as they are 

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