AHRI report No.19
Serological Study on Viral Respiratory Diseases of Goats in Taiwan
Taiwan Animal Health Research Institute
Y.S. Lu, H.J. Tsai, D.F. Lin, Y.L. Lee, C. Lee and S. T. Huang
Sera of 2.751 meat goats and 242 milk goats were collected and studied. Neu tralization antibodies against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis ( IBR ) virus were found in sera of 1.772 ( 64.4%) meal goats antl 203 (84%) milk goats. Hcmagglu tination-inhibition antibodies against µarainfluenza type 3 ( PI-3 ) virus were found in 232 ( 11.9 % ) sera out of 1.951 goats.
This is the first report on the serological survey of antibodies against IBR and PI -3 virus in goats in Taiwan.
Serological;Viral Respiratory Diseases Goat