Serosurvey for selected pathogens in Iberian roe deer

  title={Serosurvey for selected pathogens in Iberian roe deer},
  author={Mariana Boadella and Tania Carta and {\'A}lvaro Oleaga and Gerardo Pajares and M Carmen Mu{\~n}oz and Christian Gort{\'a}zar},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
BACKGROUND The roe deer is the most abundant and widespread wild Eurasian cervid. Its populations are expanding and increasingly in contact with livestock. This may affect the distribution of infectious diseases shared with other wild and domestic ungulates. METHODS We investigated the antibody seroprevalence against Pestivirus, Herpesvirus, Bluetongue (BT) virus, M. avium paratuberculosis (MAP), and Brucella sp. in 519 roe deer from different regions in Spain, south-western Europe. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING