Veterinary Science Communications

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 137–139 | Cite as

Survival of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus in stored bovine semen

  • M. S. Chapman
  • M. H. Lucas
  • C. N. Hebert
  • R. G. Goodey
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Abstract

No loss in the titre of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus was found during storage in semen at −196°C for 1 year.

Keywords

Public Health Veterinary Medicine Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis Rhinotracheitis Bovine Semen 

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© Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Chapman
    • 1
  • M. H. Lucas
    • 1
  • C. N. Hebert
    • 1
  • R. G. Goodey
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Veterinary LaboratoryMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodWeybridgeUK
  2. 2.Cattle Breeding CentreMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodShinfieldUK

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