Pseudorabies

Pseudorabies - In Cattle intense itching followed by...

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Viral disease, not zoonotic Also known as: o Aujeszky’s disease o Mad Itch – cattle # of different strains and vaccines (all restricted) Virus is shed in the saliva and nasal secretions of infected swine Spread through oral or nasal contact Symptoms Slight fever Coughing and sneezing High mortality in piglets – close to 100% Decrease in growth in feeder pigs
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Unformatted text preview: ** In Cattle intense itching followed by neurological signs and death ** In Cats highly susceptible, symptoms look like rabies Disease is so rapidly fatal that there are usually no symptoms ** Dogs are also susceptible, not as much as cats ISOLATE ANIMALS COMING IN FOR 30 DAYS PSEUDORABIES...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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