[Bluetongue disease reaches Switzerland]

Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 2008 Feb;150(2):49-56. doi: 10.1024/0036-7281.150.2.49.
[Article in German]

Abstract

Since 2006 bluetongue disease is rapidly spreading across Europe and reached Switzerland in October 2007. In the present article a short overview about the disease and the virus is given, and the first three clinical bluetongue disease cases in cattle, and the respective laboratory findings are presented.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bluetongue / diagnosis
  • Bluetongue / epidemiology*
  • Bluetongue / mortality
  • Bluetongue / pathology
  • Bluetongue virus / isolation & purification*
  • Cattle
  • Cattle Diseases / diagnosis
  • Cattle Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Cattle Diseases / pathology
  • Cattle Diseases / virology
  • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
  • Female
  • Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Switzerland / epidemiology