publication . Article . 2004

Bovine Virus Diarrhea (BVD)

Hoar, Bruce R.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 15 Apr 2004
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Bovine virus diarrhea (BVD) is a complicated disease to discuss as it can result in a wide variety of disease problems from very mild to very severe. BVD can be one of the most devastating diseases cattle encounter and one of the hardest to get rid of when it attacks a herd. The viruses that cause BVD have been grouped into two genotypes, Type I and Type II. The disease syndrome caused by the two genotypes is basically the same, however disease caused by Type II infection is often more severe. The various disease syndromes noted in cattle infected with BVD virus are mainly attributed to the age of the animal when it became infected and to certain characteristics...
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free text keywords: Bovine, Virus, Diarrhea, infection, fetal, calf, sick, animal
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