Consistent detection of bovine papillomavirus in lesions, intact skin and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of horses affected by hoof canker.


REASONS FOR PERFORMING THE STUDY Equine hoof canker is a chronic proliferative pododermatitis of as yet unknown aetiology. Like equine sarcoid disease, canker is a therapy-resistant disorder characterised by hyperkeratosis, acanthosis and a marked tendency to recur. HYPOTHESIS There is an association of sarcoid-inducing bovine papillomaviruses of types 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2010.00147.x


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