Transmission of Schmallenberg Virus during Winter, Germany
Figure. . Results of analysis of samples from sheep and cattle for Schmallenberg virus (SBV), Germany, 2012–2013. A) Climate data and sampling. The maximum temperatures are shown with filled triangles and a solid line and the minimum temperatures with unfilled triangles and a broken line. Snow cover is symbolized by a gray area. The dashed line represents the day of the detection of SBV genome in 4 sheep. Further sampling days are marked by dotted lines. B) PCR-confirmed Schmallenberg virus infections in adult cattle (black bars) or sheep (gray bars) in Germany during January 1–February 20, 2013.