A broad spectrum screening of Schmallenberg virus antibodies in wildlife animals in Germany

Abstract

To identify native wildlife species possibly susceptible to infection with Schmallenberg virus (SBV), a midge-transmitted orthobunyavirus that predominantly infects domestic ruminants, samples from various free-living ruminants, but also carnivores, small mammals and wild boar were analyzed serologically. Before 2011, no SBV-specific antibodies were… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13567-015-0232-x

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