border disease


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border disease

an infectious disease of sheep originally described in the Anglo-Scottish border area of the United Kingdom, but subsequently reported from most of the major sheep-producing countries. Caused by a pestivirus (border disease virus) and manifest with abortion, stillbirths, barren ewes and the birth of small weak lambs some of which have an abnormally hairy birth coat, gross tremor of skeletal muscles, inferior growth and a variable degree of skeletal deformity. The disease results from congenital infection and affected sheep are persistently infected. Called also hairy shaker disease.

border disease virus (BDV)
a pestivirus in the family Flaviviridae.
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Epidemiological study of border disease virus infection in southern chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica) after an outbreak of disease in the Pyrenees (NE Spain).
Antigenic and molecular characterization of border disease virus isolates from Spain.
Severe outbreak of disease in the Southern chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica) associated with border disease virus infection.
Presumptive diagnostic differentiation of hog cholera virus from bovine viral diarrhea and border disease viruses by using a cDNA nested-amplification approach.
Molecular characterization assigned this virus to the border disease virus (BDV) cluster, 1 of the 4 main species of the genus Pestivirus (2,3).
Genus Pestivirus (family Flaviviridae) includes Bovine viral diarrhea virus type 1 (BVDV-1) and Bovine viral diarrhea virus type 2 (BVDV-2), Classical swine fever virus (CSFV), Border disease virus (BDV), and other pestivirus species detected in wild ruminants (1,2).
pro]) Border disease virus H2121 (Chamois-1) GU270877 66.

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