Bluetongue in Belgium: episode II.

@article{Mroc2009BluetongueIB,
  title={Bluetongue in Belgium: episode II.},
  author={Estelle M{\'e}roc and C{\'e}cile Herr and Bart I. Verheyden and Jozef Hooyberghs and Ph Houdart and Marc Raemaekers and Frank P.H.A. Vandenbussche and Kris E. De Clercq and Koen Mintiens},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 1-2},
  pages={
          39-48
        }
}
Bluetongue (BT) is an arthropod-borne viral disease of ruminants. In August 2006, domestic ruminant populations in Northern Europe became infected with BT virus serotype 8 (BTV-8). The first BTV-8-case of the year 2007 in Belgium was notified in July. This case was the starting point of a second wave of BT outbreaks. The main objective of this study was to describe the evolution and the clinical impact of the second episode of BT in Belgium. In addition, the main differences with the previous… CONTINUE READING
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