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Immunoreactivity of interleukin-8 and absence of interferon-alpha in porcine bronchoalveolar lavage cells infected with PRRS virus

TREBICHAVSKY I, VALICEK L
Veterinarni Medicina 43, 1998, 7-10

Interleukin-8 immunoreactivity was detected in porcine bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) cells as soon as three hours postinfection in vitro with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), using the immunofluorescence method. Also the number of TGF-beta but not that of TNF-alpha BAL cells slightly increased after the infection. No IFN-alpha cells were detectable


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