Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Cattle, Western Turkey
|EHD status†||No. cattle with clinical sign
|Suspected (n = 41)||13||12||2||15||16||20||9||12||5||6|
|PCR+ (n = 1)||1||0||1||1||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|Seropositive (n = 1)||1||1||0||1||1||1||0||1||0||1|
|Virus isolated (n = 6)||5||6||0||4||6||6||0||4||3||3|
*EHD, epizootic hemorrhagic disease; CE, conjunctival edema; RM, reduced milk; UE, udder edema; RD, respiratory distress.
†PCR, ELISA, and virus isolation were performed on selected samples from the 41 samples (11 whole blood samples, 4 serum samples, and 15 supernatant samples from the baby hamster kidney cells). The virus-positive animals were PCR negative.
‡Nasal and ocular discharge
§Redness and scaling of nose and lips.