Early reproductive loss due to bovine pestivirus infection.

  title={Early reproductive loss due to bovine pestivirus infection.},
  author={M R Mcgowan and Peter D. Kirkland},
  journal={The British veterinary journal},
  volume={151 3},
Bovine pestivirus infection has been mainly recognized as the cause of mucosal disease, a syndrome which occurs sporadically in weaned and adult cattle as a late sequel to foetal infection during the first 3-4 months of gestation. Infection has also been associated with the occurrence of congenital malformations, especially of the central nervous system. Following the development of improved diagnostic and research techniques, pestivirus has now been shown to be associated with significant… CONTINUE READING