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Schmallenberg virus antibodies in bovine and ovine foetuses

Maanen, C. van; heijden, H. van der; Wellenberg, G.J.; Witteveen, G.; Luttikholt, S.; Vellema, P.; Peperkamp, K.; Mars, J.; Bouwstra, R.J.; Kooi, B.

Samenvatting

We conclude that testing for antibodies against SBV in foetal or neonatal precolostral serum samples, either by ELISA or VNT, is a valuable tool to diagnose SBV infections in affected lambs and calves as it is for related viruses like Akabane virus.