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Life sciences : Veterinary medicine & animal health
Round table on infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis virus infection diagnosis and control.
Ackermann, M. [> > > >]
Belak, S. [> > > >]
Bitsch, V. [> > > >]
Edwards, S. [> > > >]
Moussa, A. [> > > >]
Rockborn, G. [> > > >]
Thiry, Etienne mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département des maladies infectieuses et parasitaires > Virologie, épidémiologie et pathologie des maladies virales >]
Veterinary Microbiology
Elsevier Science
Yes (verified by ORBi)
The Netherlands
[en] Animals ; Cattle ; Cattle Diseases/diagnosis/epidemiology/prevention & control ; Europe/epidemiology ; Female ; Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis/diagnosis/epidemiology/prevention & control ; Vulvovaginitis/diagnosis/epidemiology/prevention & control/veterinary
[en] The current situation of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis infection in various European countries is reviewed. Whilst some have a high serological prevalence and use live virus vaccines to control the disease, others have a low prevalence and two countries (Denmark and Switzerland) have national eradication schemes which are almost complete. Serology remains important for diagnosis although other tests such as delayed cutaneous hypersensitivity may have a role to play. New tests such as polymerase chain reaction may find increasing application where high sensitivity is required, such as the detection of virus in semen.

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