Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Infection (BRSV) in Cattle of Northern Germany

Authors

  • H. -P. Heckert Clinic for ruminants, pigs and reproduction, Berlin, Germany
  • P. Steinhagen Institute for Food and Veterinary Medicine Neum√ľnster, Germany.
  • G. Appel Veterinary Ambulance, Schwarzenbek, Germany
  • W. Hofman Clinic for ruminants, pigs and reproduction, Berlin, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21423/aabppro19926650

Keywords:

respiratory infection, BRSV-complex, enzootic bronchopneumonia, IBR, bronchopneumonia, Treatment, management practices, disease control

Abstract

Infection diseases of the respiratory system nowadays are the most important disturbances of herd health in the bovine in Germany. Besides of enzootic bronchopneumonia, IBR (BHV - 1 - Infection) and BVD-dependent bronchopneumonia more and more infections caused by coronavirus and BRSV are registered. Symptoms, methods of diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis are quite different from other maladies in the BRSV-complex. Own investigations, clinical, virological and other ones will be demonstrated, . Treatment and methods for eridication of the infection from the farms will be discussed.

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Published

1992-08-31

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Section

Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases