Voluntary and compulsory eradication of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in Lower Austria.

@article{Rossmanith2010VoluntaryAC,
  title={Voluntary and compulsory eradication of bovine viral diarrhoea virus in Lower Austria.},
  author={Wigbert Rossmanith and Martin Deinhofer and R Janacek and Robert Trampler and Elfriede Wilhelm},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={142 1-2},
  pages={143-9}
}
A voluntary BVDV eradication program without vaccination was introduced in Austria in 1997, according to the Swedish model employing herd-level antibody tests. Since this time, identified persistently infected (PI) animals have to be slaughtered. In order to protect non-infected herds, the major routes of introduction of BVDV infection into a herd, such as… CONTINUE READING