BVD STATS IN THE EU

A series of investigations have been performed in the EU to assess indicators of BVD status and to track disease prevalence, financial impact and vaccine usage. These studies provide an overview of the current BVD situation in the EU.

Antibody-positive animals

Seroprevalence in the UK
Graham DA, et al. Vet Rec. 2001;149(9):261-5.
Humphry RW, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;171(18):445.
Paton DJ, et al. Vet Rec. 1998 Apr 11;142(15):385-91.

Virus-positive herds

Number of actively/recently infected herds in the UK. These figures vary with both time and geographical region.
Booth RE, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;170(3):73.
Graham DA, et al. Vet Rec. 2001;149(9):261-5.
Humphry RW, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;171(18):445.
Paton DJ, et al. Vet Rec. 1998 Apr 11;142(15):385-91.
      
      

Persistently infected animals

Prevalence of persistently-infected (PI) animals in UK
Booth RE, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;170(3):73.

Average losses per cow

Annual average costs per cow, in Scottish beef herds, without BVD control
Gunn GJ et al. Vet J. 2004;167(2):143-9.

Vaccine usage

% of total cattle vaccinated against BVD. These figures vary with geographical region.
Booth RE, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;170(3):73.
Humphry RW, et al. Vet Rec. 2012;171(18):445.