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Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009

Dispatch

Border Disease Virus among Chamois, Spain

Ignasi Marco, Rosa Rosell, Oscar Cabezón, Gregorio Mentaberre, Encarna Casas, Roser Velarde, and Santiago Lavín
Author affiliations: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain (I. Marco, O. Cabezón, G. Mentaberre, E. Casas, R. Velarde, S. Lavín); Centre de Recerca et Sanitat Animal and Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (R. Rosell)

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Table 1

Characteristics of 23 ill Pyrenean chamois, Spain, 2005–2007*

Chamois no. Date Clinical symptoms ELISA result for pestivirus RT-PCR result for pestivirus Isolate and origin GenBank accession no.
1 2004 Dec Pneumonia + Cerdanya-1 AM905930†
2 2005 Mar Pneumonia + Cerdanya-2 AM905931
3 2005 Mar Pneumonia + Cerdanya-5 NA
4 2005 Mar Pneumonia + Cerdanya-3 AM905932†
5 2005 May Cachexia, alopecia + Cerdanya-4 AM905933†
6 2005 Aug Cachexia, pneumonia + Cadi-3 AM905920†
7 2005 Aug Diarrhea, pneumonia + + Cadi-13 NA
8 2005 Sep Pneumonia, predation + + Cadi-14 NA
9 2005 Sep Predation Cadi-15 NA
10 2005 Oct Cachexia + Cadi-2 AM905919†
11 2005 Oct Trauma NA Cadi-16 NA
12 2005 Oct Cachexia, alopecia + Cerdanya-6 NA
13 2005 Dec Cachexia, diarrhea + Cadi-4 AM905921†
14 2006 Feb Cachexia, alopecia + Cadi-7 AM905924
15 2006 Feb Cachexia, alopecia + Cadi-5 AM905922†
16 2006 Apr Cachexia, alopecia + Cadi-10 AM905927
17 2006 Apr Cachexia + Cadi-1 AM905918
18 2006 Apr Cachexia, alopecia + Cadi-8 AM905925
19 2006 May Cachexia, alopecia, pneumonia + Cadi-9 AM905926
20 2006 Jun Cachexia, alopecia, pneumonia + Cadi-6 AM905923†
21 2006 Aug Cachexia, alopecia, pneumonia + Cadi-11 AM905928
22 2006 Aug Cachexia, alopecia, pneumonia + Cadi-12 AM905929
23 2007 Dec Cachexia, pneumonia + Cadi-17 NA

*RT-PCR, reverse transcription–PCR; NA, not available.
†Virus sequenced in this study.

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