Transmission of ovine herpesvirus 2 among adult sheep.

@article{Li2000TransmissionOO,
  title={Transmission of ovine herpesvirus 2 among adult sheep.},
  author={Hong Li and Gary Snowder and Donal O'Toole and Timothy B. Crawford},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={71 1-2},
  pages={
          27-35
        }
}
Previous studies from this laboratory have defined the pattern of acquisition of ovine herpesvirus 2 (OHV-2) in lambs under natural flock conditions. This study examined the question of whether OHV-2 could be transmitted between adult sheep. Two potential routes of transmission were examined: (1) direct inoculation of either viable leukocytes or whole blood from OHV-2 positive sheep, and (2) horizontal transmission through natural contact with OHV-2 positive sheep. Two groups of OHV-2 negative… CONTINUE READING
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