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    What is BVD?

    Bovine viral diarrhea is a common viral disease affecting cattle. It is caused by the bovine viral diarrhea virus. Due to the diversity in the genetic and antigenetic properties of the virus, the clinical manifestation of BVD is highly different and four types may be distinguished, i.e. transient acute infection, rare severe acute infection, persistent infection, chronic infection and mucosal disease.

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    Why is it important to protect cattle from infection?

    Bovine viral diarrhea has negative impact on both reproduction and production, and it is considered one of the most relevant cattle viral disease. BVD can reduce productivity of cattle herds in many ways, e.g. milk production, reproductive performance, growth or general resistance against diseases, it normally has a huge economic impact. To protect your farm from infection elimination of PIs, biosecurity and vaccination are recommended.

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    BVDstats

    A series of investigations have been performed to assess indicators of BVD status and to track disease prevalence, financial impact and vaccine usage.

    Prevalence of
    BVD Type 1
    Prevalence of BVD Type 1

    Prevalence of BVD Type 1, predominant genotype globally.

    Persistently infected
    animals
    Persistently infected animals

    Prevalence of virus positive (PI) animals in countries without systematic BVD control, based on serological samples from targeted age groups (spot samples) or antibody levels in bulk milk.

    Economical losses
    per cow
    Economical losses per cow

    Annual average costs per cow in the outbreak herd, in presumed normal endemic conditions (moderate to high BVD prevalence).

    Antibody-positive
    animals
    Antibody-positive animals

    Prevalence of antibody-positive animals in countries without systematic BVD control, based on serological samples from targeted age groups (spot samples) or antibody levels in bulk milk.

    Vaccine usage in
    livestock units
    Vaccine usage in livestock units

    Vaccination coverage in countries where BVD vaccines are available.

    ADVANCE study shows vaccinating results in increased milk production

    Boehringer Ingelheim, a leader in animal health, is pleased to announce that cattle producers can confidently use its live double de...

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    ADVANCE Study

    Daily milk production and reproductive performance of cows vaccinated with a live double-deleted Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV) vacc...

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    Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus in Dairy Cattle: A Matched Case-Control Study

    Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) causes one of the most important diseases of cattle in terms of economic costs and welfare. The aims ...

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