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Publication Serological survey on Arbovirus infections of cattle in Taiwan  

Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 40
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.40

Topic

Serological survey on Arbovirus infections of cattle in Taiwan 

 

Department Animal Health Research Institute, Council of Agriculture
Author UTThG,MSLEE,STKUO,JRSHIAU,SHLEE,WHTSUNG
Summary

ABSTRACT The irapcrnt cattle arboviral diseases like Akabane disease Ibaraki disease and Chuzan disease all have en found in Taiwan, This stixly was rerforined to investigate nation ‘nle sero-epidemiological status of Akabane virus, Ibarald virus and Chuzan virus Infections ofcattleinTaiwan.AtotaiofZ24l catilesflecifron16disthcisth Smnmaxy April 2C04 were tesl for antibcdies against Akabane virus, Ibarald virus and Chuzan virus using virus neutralisation test, indicating that serothtive rats were 83 .93?, 80.7fland 67.78?, and the mean nenixalisation Ab titers were 19.38,31.40 and 29.03, resnDtively. For the 69 cattle farms, 69 farms (1CO.Ci) %) were pcxsitive for antikdies against Ibarald virus, M farms (%.67%) were pcsitive to Akabane virus, 38 farms (84.C%) were positive so Chuzan virus.

Keyword

Arltvirus, Serological survey, Akabane disease, Ibaraki disease, Chuzan disease.