Clinical experiences with rabies in cattle in Hungary

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Over the past years, bovine rabies has become a significant problem in Hungary. Not only do foxes play and important role in the transmission of the virus to cattle, but also cats have recently been recognized as an important source of infection in cattle. In the investigated regions, seasonal peaks of transmission could be observed. The first cases of the year occurred in June, but the most cases were diagnosed in autumn and early winter. The average clinical course of rabies in infected animals extended over a period of 2-6 days, occasionally shorter and longer courses were presented. A short clinical course was usually related to an early onset of prominent nervous symptoms, while prolonged cases expressed fewer nervous signs. Prevention and control of the disease can be best achieved by regional oral vaccination of foxes as the positive results demonstrate in the Transdanubian region of Hungary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalDeutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift
Volume106
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Fingerprint

Rabies
Hungary
rabies
foxes
disease course
cattle
oral vaccination
virus transmission
disease prevention
signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
disease control
Vaccination
Cats
autumn
cats
Viruses
winter
Infection
infection
animals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

Cite this

Clinical experiences with rabies in cattle in Hungary. / Vörös, K.

In: Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, Vol. 106, No. 1, 1999, p. 46-48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{915fafc1a6c4450ab25040605383a7cc,
title = "Clinical experiences with rabies in cattle in Hungary",
abstract = "Over the past years, bovine rabies has become a significant problem in Hungary. Not only do foxes play and important role in the transmission of the virus to cattle, but also cats have recently been recognized as an important source of infection in cattle. In the investigated regions, seasonal peaks of transmission could be observed. The first cases of the year occurred in June, but the most cases were diagnosed in autumn and early winter. The average clinical course of rabies in infected animals extended over a period of 2-6 days, occasionally shorter and longer courses were presented. A short clinical course was usually related to an early onset of prominent nervous symptoms, while prolonged cases expressed fewer nervous signs. Prevention and control of the disease can be best achieved by regional oral vaccination of foxes as the positive results demonstrate in the Transdanubian region of Hungary.",
author = "K. V{\"o}r{\"o}s",
year = "1999",
language = "English",
volume = "106",
pages = "46--48",
journal = "Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift",
issn = "0341-6593",
publisher = "Verlag M. und H. Schaper GmbH",
number = "1",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Clinical experiences with rabies in cattle in Hungary

AU - Vörös, K.

PY - 1999

Y1 - 1999

N2 - Over the past years, bovine rabies has become a significant problem in Hungary. Not only do foxes play and important role in the transmission of the virus to cattle, but also cats have recently been recognized as an important source of infection in cattle. In the investigated regions, seasonal peaks of transmission could be observed. The first cases of the year occurred in June, but the most cases were diagnosed in autumn and early winter. The average clinical course of rabies in infected animals extended over a period of 2-6 days, occasionally shorter and longer courses were presented. A short clinical course was usually related to an early onset of prominent nervous symptoms, while prolonged cases expressed fewer nervous signs. Prevention and control of the disease can be best achieved by regional oral vaccination of foxes as the positive results demonstrate in the Transdanubian region of Hungary.

AB - Over the past years, bovine rabies has become a significant problem in Hungary. Not only do foxes play and important role in the transmission of the virus to cattle, but also cats have recently been recognized as an important source of infection in cattle. In the investigated regions, seasonal peaks of transmission could be observed. The first cases of the year occurred in June, but the most cases were diagnosed in autumn and early winter. The average clinical course of rabies in infected animals extended over a period of 2-6 days, occasionally shorter and longer courses were presented. A short clinical course was usually related to an early onset of prominent nervous symptoms, while prolonged cases expressed fewer nervous signs. Prevention and control of the disease can be best achieved by regional oral vaccination of foxes as the positive results demonstrate in the Transdanubian region of Hungary.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0032619973&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0032619973&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 10028761

AN - SCOPUS:0032619973

VL - 106

SP - 46

EP - 48

JO - Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift

JF - Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift

SN - 0341-6593

IS - 1

ER -