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Table 1 Main pathological changes in the organs of the seven pigs necropsied

From: Fatal disease associated with Swine Hepatitis E virus and Porcine circovirus 2 co-infection in four weaned pigs in China

Organ Pathological changes Pig farm A Pig farm B
   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
   HEV+ HEV+ HEV+ HEV+ HEV+ HEV- HEV-
   PCV+ PCV- PCV+ PCV+ PCV+ PCV+ PCV+
Liver Degeneration + + + + + + +
  Edema + + - + + + -
Congestion + + + + + + +
Hemorrage - + - - - + -
Necrosis + + + + + + +
Inflammation + + + + + + +
Fibrosis - - - - - - -
Heart Degeneration + + + + + + +
  Edema + - + - + + +
Necrosis + + - - + +  
Inflammation + + - + - - +
Lung Degeneration + + + + + + +
  Congestion + + + + + + +
Hemorrage + + + + + + +
Necrosis + + + + + + +
Inflammation + + + + + + +
Exfoliation of alveolar epithelial cells + + - +   + +
Kidney Degeneration + + + + + + +
  Edema + + + + + + +