BVD CONSULT

Diagnostics

Comparison of detection of Bovine virus diarrhea virus antigen in various types of tissue and fluid samples collected from persistently infected cattle.

Comparison of detection of Bovine virus diarrhea virus antigen in various types of tissue and fluid samples collected from persistently infected cattle. Abstract Bovine viral diarrhea viruses are economically important pathogens of cattle. Most infections in susceptible animals are acquired…

Effect of Testing and Removal of Feeder Calves Persistently Infected with Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus at the Time of Feedlot Arrival and Outcome on Health, Performance, and Carcass Characteristics

Elliot T. Stevens1, MS, DVM; Daniel U. Thomson1*, PhD, DVM; Christopher D. Reinhardt2, PhD; Nels Lindberg3, DVM 1Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 665062Department of Animal Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 665063Animal Medical Center,…

Validation of a test for dams carrying foetuses persistently infected with bovine viral-diarrhoea virus based on determination of antibody levels in late pregnancy

aSwedish Dairy Association, Research and Development, P.O. Box 7019, S-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden bUniversity of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, CAHP, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA cDepartment of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology, Swedish University of Agricultural…

Comparison of ear notch immunohistochemistry, ear notch antigen-capture ELISA, and buffy coat virus isolation for detection of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus

Abstract Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82070, USA. Two techniques performed on skin biopsy samples (ear notches), immunohistochemistry (IHC) and antigen-capture ELISA (AgELISA), were compared for detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus…

Effects of delayed or prolonged fixation on immunohistochemical detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus type I in skin of two persistently infected calves

Abstract Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA. The effects of delayed or prolonged fixation on immunohistochemical detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) antigen were evaluated in skin. Ear-notch specimens from…