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- O'Toole, Donal; Ingram, James; Welch, Val; Bardsley, Katie; Haven, Tom; Nunamaker, Carol; Wells, Gerald
- Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation 1994 v.6 no.1 pp. 62-71
- adults; ataxia (disorder); atrophy; breeding; droplets; exercise; gilts; herds; hindlimbs; histopathology; immunohistochemistry; joints (animal); lipids; motor neurons; muscles; nerve tissue; neurodegenerative diseases; paresis; peripheral nerves; piglets; skeletal muscle; sows; spinal cord; staining; swine diseases; England; Wyoming
- ... A chronic progressive neurodegeneration, called hereditary porcine neuronal system degeneration (HPNSD), was recognized in a swine herd in Devon, England. Adult pigs that were presumed carriers of the dominantly inherited trait for HPNSD were transferred from England, where a breeding colony was maintained for 9 years, to the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL) for study. Two litters of aff ...