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LSU Researchers Find Cause Of Respiratory Diseases In Cattle

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May 16, 2001
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Researchers at Louisiana State University have discovered that a bovine virus not previously believed to cause respiratory-tract infections in cattle is associated with several outbreaks of shipping-fever pneumonia, the most fatal form of bovine respiratory-tract disease. The virus has been detected among cattle in 11 different states in the southern and western United States.

BATON ROUGE -- Researchers at Louisiana State University have discovered that a bovine virus not previously believed to cause respiratory-tract infections in cattle is associated with several outbreaks of shipping-fever pneumonia, the most fatal form of bovine respiratory-tract disease. The virus has been detected among cattle in 11 different states in the southern and western United States.


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