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Bluetongue virus (BTV) is an economically important arbovirus of ruminants that is transmitted by Culicoides spp. biting midges. BTV infection of ruminants results in a high viraemia, suggesting that repeated sharing of needles between animals could result in its iatrogenic transmission. Studies...

Darpel, K. E.; Barber, J.; Hope, A.; Wilson, A. J.; Gubbins, S.; Henstock, M.; Frost, L.; Batten, C.; Veronesi, E.; Moffat, K.; Carpenter, S.; Oura, C.; Mellor, P. S.; Mertens, P. P. C.
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 20627