First descriptive study of an outbreak of Border disease in a sheep flock in Austria – a high risk factor for Bovine viral diarrhea virus free cattle herds: a case report

https://doi.org/10.17221/1868-VETMEDCitation:Krametter-Froetscher R., Schmitz C., Benetka V., Bago Z., Moestl K., Vanek E., Baumgartner W. (2008): First descriptive study of an outbreak of Border disease in a sheep flock in Austria – a high risk factor for Bovine viral diarrhea virus free cattle herds: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 53: 625-628.
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Described is the first outbreak of Border disease in a sheep flock in Austria and its impact on the cattle housed on the same farm. Border disease virus infected sheep are a high risk for pestivirus introduction in susceptible cattle herds and should therefore induce a complete revision of the Austrian Bovine viral diarrhea virus program.
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