Borna disease(redirected from Borna virus)
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Borna diseaseAn infectious encephalopathy of warm-blooded animals, including ruminants (e.g., cattle, horses, sheep), foxes, dogs, cats, birds and primates, which occurs in Central Europe, caused by the Borna virus.
Motor and behavioural symptoms—aggression, eating disorders, hyperactivity, postural disorders, ataxia, disrupted social and sexual activity.
Uncertain, probably via saliva or nasal secretions.
Up to 100% in horses, 50% in sheep.
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