The pathogenesis of mucosal disease.

  title={The pathogenesis of mucosal disease.},
  author={Steven Bolin},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  volume={11 3},
  • Steven Bolin
  • Published 1995 in
    The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food…
The pathogenesis of MD is complex and remains somewhat obscure. Clearly, the disease occurs in cattle persistently infected with noncytopathic BVDV. It also is clear that cytopathic BVDV is associated with MD, and is the likely trigger of the cellular destruction that leads to clinical disease. Whether the cellular destruction is attributable directly to the cytopathic virus, or occurs as the result of other mechanisms remains unclear. Although immunotolerance is involved in MD, it can be… CONTINUE READING

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