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The Most Likely Time and Place of Introduction of BTV8 into Belgian Ruminants
Background In northern Europe, bluetongue (BT) caused by the BT virus (BTV), serotype 8, was first notified in August 2006 and numerous ruminant herds were affected in 2007 and 2008. However, the… Expand
Influence of calving season on the interactions among reproductive disorders of dairy cows.
- J. Labèrnia, F. López-Gatius, P. Santolaria, C. Hanzen, Y. Laurent, J. Houtain
- 1 December 1998
The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of calving season on the interactions among reproductive disorders prior to conception and their effect on subsequent reproductive… Expand
Apparent prevalence of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) in bulk tank milk from dairy herds in southern Belgium.
In 2006, a cross-sectional survey was carried out in 206 herds in southern Belgium to estimate the proportion of herds with Q fever-seropositive bulk tank milk (BTM), i.e. herds with an intra-herd… Expand
IBR and BVD control: the key to successful herd management.
- B. Makoschey, P. Franken, +16 authors E. Thiry
- Business, Medicine
- Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche…
- 1 November 2010
Control of IBR and BVD should be possible in Europe. Effective vaccines and reliable tools for monitoring are available. Systematic approach and strict implementation of control measures are… Expand
Increase of plasma eCG binding rate after administration of repeated high dose of eCG to cows.
Equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG) is still used to promote follicular growth in cattle and, more recently with an increased frequency of administration, in ovum pick-up protocols. The aim of this… Expand
Laboratory Findings Suggesting an Association Between BoHV‐4 and Bovine Abortions in Southern Belgium
- L. Delooz, G. Czaplicki, J. Houtain, F. Dal Pozzo, C. Saegerman
- Transboundary and emerging diseases
- 1 August 2017
Abortions cause heavy economic losses for the bovine sector. The use of a standardized panel of analyses covering a large spectrum of pathogens responsible of abortion in cattle allowed demonstrating… Expand
Bulk tank milk, reliable tool for diagnosing Q Fever in dairy herds?
Evolution of body condition score after calving in dairy cows
Characterization of three commercial ELISA kits for detection of BOHV-1 gE specific antibodies in serum and milk samples and applicability of bulk milk for determination of herd status.
- M. Tignon, Miet I De Baere, +4 authors A. Cay
- Medicine, Biology
- Journal of virological methods
- 1 July 2017
Vaccination of animals with gE-deleted vaccine strains (gE- marker vaccines) and differential detection of vaccinated vs infected animals with antibody ELISA targeting the gE or the gB proteins have… Expand
New horizons in the etiological diagnosis of bovine abortions, the contribution of 16S rDNA sequencing