[Classical swine fever in wild boars in Switzerland].

  title={[Classical swine fever in wild boars in Switzerland].},
  author={Martin Hofmann and Barbara Thuer and Tullio Vanzetti and W Schleiss and Joern Schmidt and Christian Griot},
  journal={Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde},
  volume={141 4},
In May 1998, wild boars with classical swine fever (CSF) symptoms were detected in the southern part (Canton Ticino) of Switzerland. CSF virus was isolated from the submitted samples and RT-PCR followed by direct nucleotide sequencing of the 5' non-translated region showed that this virus was identical to the isolate previously recognized in wild boars from the area of Varese (Italy). In most animals, antibodies to CSF virus were detected as well. An immediate measurement was taken by limiting… CONTINUE READING
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