Bluetongue dynamics in French wildlife: exploring the driving forces.

  title={Bluetongue dynamics in French wildlife: exploring the driving forces.},
  author={Sophie Rossi and Maryline Pioz and Emma Beard and Beno{\^i}t Durand and Philippe Gibert and Dominique Gauthier and François Klein and Daniel Maillard and Christine Saint-Andrieux and Thibault Saubusse and Jean Hars},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  volume={61 6},
Bluetongue (BT) was monitored in wildlife in France during two consecutive years corresponding to contrasting incidence rates in livestock: in 2008 at the peak of domestic outbreaks and in 2009 when very few outbreaks were observed. The disease status of 2 798 ruminants comprising 837 red deer (Cervus elaphus) was explored using ELISA test on serum and real… CONTINUE READING