10. Pestivirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén4,5,
  2. J. Paul Duff6 and
  3. Anna Meredith7
  1. Kai Frölich Dr1,
  2. Ignasi Marco DVM, PhD2 and
  3. Volker Moennig Dr3

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch10

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Frölich, K., Marco, I. and Moennig, V. (2012) Pestivirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 5

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 6

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 7

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tierpark Arche Warder, Warder, Germany

  2. 2

    Servei d' Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS) – Wildlife Diseases Research Group, Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Facultat de Veterin à ria, Bellaterra, Spain

  3. 3

    Institute of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • pestivirus infections;
  • pestiviruses, causative agents and livestock impact;
  • pestiviruses and hosts, ungulates of order Artiodactyla;
  • pestivirus of chamois and BDV;
  • BDV in Pyrenean chamois, geographical of disease;
  • disease epidemiology, and pattern differences in outbreak;
  • infection studies using chamois BDV isolates, in pig/sheep;
  • immune response to BDV in Pyrenean chamois, not much understood;
  • commercial ELISA antibody/antigen diagnostic tests for BDV;
  • BDV infection in sheep, worldwide distribution and economic loss


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pestivirus of Chamois and Border Disease

  • Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

  • Classical Swine Fever

  • References