Malignant catarrhal fever due to Caprine Herpesvirus type-2 in a sika deer with alopecia in England

Foyle, L., Fuller, H.E., Higgins, R.J., Russell, G., Willoughby, K., Foster, A.P., and Rosie, W.G. (2008) Malignant catarrhal fever due to Caprine Herpesvirus type-2 in a sika deer with alopecia in England. In: Presentations from the Association for Veterinary Teaching and Research Work Annual Wildlife Conference. From: Association for Veterinary Teaching and Research Work Annual Wildlife Conference, April 2008, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

[Extract] Introduction:

• Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is associated with signs of systemic disease and death in ruminant species belonging to the subfamilies Bovinae, Cervinae, and Odocoileinae

• Variety of herpes viruses implicated including Caprine herpes virus (CpVH2) - disease reports from North America in Sika deer and white-tailed deer

• OvHV-2 and CpHV-2 have been detected in wild cervids in Norway (Vikøren et al.2006)

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Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2014 04:42
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