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Research Project: INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO CONTROL VIRAL DISEASES OF CATTLE

Location: Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research

Title: It takes a combination of biosecurity, testing, and vaccination to keep bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) under control

Author
item Ridpath, Julia
item Miller, Brian - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Submitted to: Hoard's Dairyman
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/19/2016
Publication Date: 3/10/2017
Citation: Ridpath, J.F., Miller, B. 2017. It takes a combination of biosecurity, testing, and vaccination to keep bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) under control. Hoard's Dairyman. http://hoards.com/article-20573-Strengthen-your-fight-against-BVD.html.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This is the third installment of a 3 part series on bovine viral diarrhea (BVD), written for a lay publication whose core audience in dairy producers. Control of BVD in any dairy operation must rely on the implementation of an organized strategy combining biosecurity, surveillance and increased herd resistance. This article discusses the tests available for surveillance, types of vaccines and reason’s for vaccine failure.