Neurological diseases of ruminant livestock in Australia. IV: viral infections.

Research paper by Ae A Kessell, Jw J Finnie, Pa P Windsor

Indexed on: 26 Aug '11Published on: 26 Aug '11Published in: Australian Veterinary Journal


Most viral infections that affect the central nervous system of ruminants are exotic to Australia. As such, this review focuses on viruses of importance in Australian ruminants, including Akabane virus and the ruminant pestiviruses, bovine viral diarrhoea virus and border disease virus, as well as bluetongue virus. Each virus is discussed in terms of pathogenesis, clinical signs and diagnosis.