Global survey of serological evidence of caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus infection.

@article{Adams1984GlobalSO,
  title={Global survey of serological evidence of caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus infection.},
  author={D. S. Adams and Ruth E. Oliver and E F Ameghino and J. Demartini and Daniel W. Verwoerd and Dirk J Houwers and Suryakant D. Waghela and John R. Gorham and Bj{\"o}rn Hyllseth and Michael Dawson},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1984},
  volume={115 19},
  pages={493-5}
}
Using caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus antigen in the agar gel immunodiffusion test, 3729 serum samples from goats in over 112 locations around the world were tested for precipitating antibodies. Over 90 per cent of the 1265 positive samples came from Canada, France, Norway, Switzerland and the USA, all of which had 65 per cent reactors or greater. Fiji, Great Britain, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand and Peru had fewer than 10 per cent positive samples; the majority of these could be traced to… CONTINUE READING