Isolation of multiple serotypes of bluetongue virus from sentinel livestock in Malaysia

S. H. Sharifah, M. A. Ali, G. P. Gard, I. G. Polkinghorne

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Abstract

Sixteen isolations of bluetongue virus (BTV) were made from the heparinised bloods of 4 groups of cattle and sheep in Peninsular Malaysia. These viruses were typed as BTV serotypes 1, 2, 3, 9, 16 and 23. Multiple serotypes of BTV are apparently endemic in Malaysia and in other countries in the region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-42
Number of pages6
JournalTropical Animal Health and Production
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1995
Externally publishedYes

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