Rotavirus in Saanen goats.

V. M. da Costa Mendes*, M. C. De Beer, H. J. Els, G. H. Goosen, J. Theron, A. D. Steele

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Abstract

Rotavirus particles were detected in the stools of 8 out of 12 Saanen kids with either diarrhoea or an increased rectal temperature. No other pathogenic organisms could be recovered from these kids. This is believed to be the first report of rotavirus infection in goats in southern Africa.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132-133
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the South African Veterinary Association
Volume65
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1994

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