bovine virus diarrhea meaning

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n : an infectious disease of cattle that is characterized by fever, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dehydration, excessive salivation, and ulceration of the gastrointestinal tract, that is caused by a togavirus, and that tends to occur in herds with high morbidity but low mortality —called also bovine viral diarrhea, mucosal disease


  1. The agriculture ministry said the sick animals had bovine virus diarrhea, not foot-and-mouth, although tests were still being conducted.
  2. The owner of the cattle has told deputies that he suspected the animals died of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis ( IBR ), or bovine virus diarrhea ( BVD ).
  3. The bovine viral diarrhoea virus ( bovine virus diarrhea ) is said to be recrudescent for some time after clinical signs have abated, because antibodies plateau c . weeks 10 12, and are not lifelong, auto infection may potentially occur in the acutely infected non-pregnant animal.

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