Schmallenberg virus antibodies in bovine and ovine foetuses

C. van Maanen, H. van der heijden, G.J. Wellenberg, G. Witteveen, S. Luttikholt, P. Vellema, K. Peperkamp, J. Mars, R.J. Bouwstra, B. Kooi

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We conclude that testing for antibodies against SBV in foetal or neonatal precolostral serum samples, either by ELISA or VNT, is a valuable tool to diagnose SBV infections in affected lambs and calves as it is for related viruses like Akabane virus.
Original languageEnglish
Article number299
JournalVeterinary Record
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • akabane virus
  • arthrogryposis
  • cattle
  • infection


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