Epizootic vesicular stomatitis in Colorado, 1982: epidemiologic and entomologic studies.

@article{Walton1987EpizooticVS,
  title={Epizootic vesicular stomatitis in Colorado, 1982: epidemiologic and entomologic studies.},
  author={Thomas E. Walton and Paul A. Webb and Wayne L. Kramer and Georgina C. Smith and Todd C. Davis and Frances Holbrook and Chester G. Moore and T J Schiefer and Robert H. Jones and G C Janney},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1987},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={166-76}
}
An epizootic of vesicular stomatitis (VS) caused by the New Jersey serotype of VS virus affected livestock and humans in 14 western states in 1982-1983. Epidemiological observations were made on at least 10% of the cattle in 4 dairy herds that were located in the vicinity of Grand Junction, Colorado. High rates of neutralizing antibody to the New Jersey serotype were seen in all cattle regardless of whether livestock in the dairy had clinical VS or a decrease in mild production. Antibody titers… CONTINUE READING