Borna disease in horses.

  title={Borna disease in horses.},
  author={Juergen A. Richt and Andreas Grabner and Sybille Herzog},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice},
  volume={16 3},
          579-95, xi
Borna disease is a sporadically occurring, progressive viral polioencephalomyelitis that primarily affects horses and sheep. The etiological agent, Borna disease virus (BDV), is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus that has been classified in the new virus family Bornaviridae within the order Mononegavirales. Serological evidence of BDV infection has been found in an increasing number of countries throughout the world. After an incubation period lasting a few weeks to several months, BDV… CONTINUE READING


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