TITLE

Outbreak of rhinitis caused by equine herpesvirus type 3

AUTHOR(S)
Barrandeguy, M.; Ulloa, N.; Bok, K.; Fernández, F.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/6/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on outbreak of rhinitis caused by equine herpesvirus type 3 (EHV-3). It says that the primary method of virus transmission is through direct skin-to-skin contact with an acutely infected, virus-shedding horse usually during coitus. It mentions that it is necessary to reinforce the importance of strict application of hygienic measures to limit the risk of spread of infectious disease.
ACCESSION #
48183023

 

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