Natural and Experimental Borna Disease in Animals

  • R. Rott
  • H. Becht
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 190)

Abstract

Borna disease (BD) is a transmissible, progressive polioencephalomyelitis of horses and sheep, which are the main natural hosts. It occurs sporadically in endemic areas of Germany and Switzerland, while its presence in other countries has not been fully substantiated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Rott
    • 1
  • H. Becht
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für VirologieJustus-Liebig-Universität GießenGießenGermany

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