Seroprevalence and field isolation of bovine immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Meas1998SeroprevalenceAF,
  title={Seroprevalence and field isolation of bovine immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Sothy Meas and Hidenori Kabeya and Shinobu Yoshihara and Kenjiro Ohashi and Susumu Matsuki and Yoshikazu Mikami and Chihiro Sugimoto and Manabu Onuma},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={1998},
  volume={60 11},
  pages={1195-202}
}
A seroprevalence study of bovine lentivirus, known as bovine immunodeficiency virus (BIV), was conducted in 12 different dairy herds in Hokkaido, where some herds were a high prevalence of bovine leukemia virus (BLV) infection. Amongst 611 cattle, 28.6% of cattle were BLV-seropositive, and 11.7% of cattle were seropositive for BIV, while 4.2% of cattle were seropositive for both BIV and BLV. For the isolation of BIV, 19 samples of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and one sample of milk… CONTINUE READING

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