Economic evaluation of the eradication program for bovine viral diarrhea in the Swiss dairy sector.

Abstract

Since 2008, the Swiss veterinary service has been running a mandatory eradication program for Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) that is focused on detecting and eliminating persistently infected (PI) animals. Detection was initially based on antigen testing from ear tag samples of the entire cattle population, followed by antigen testing of all newborn calves… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.05.020

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