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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 5139703, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5139703
Research Article

Seroprevalence and Risk Factors of Bluetongue Virus Infection in Tibetan Sheep and Yaks in Tibetan Plateau, China

1State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu 730046, China
2College of Animal Science and Technology, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun, Jilin 130118, China
3College of Agriculture, Yanbian University, Yanji, Jilin 133002, China
4Jiangsu Co-Innovation Center for the Prevention and Control of Important Animal Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, Yangzhou University College of Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou, Jiangsu 225009, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Gui-Xue Hu; moc.361@301109euxiuguh and Dong-Hui Zhou; nc.saac@iuhgnoduohz

Received 22 October 2016; Revised 23 January 2017; Accepted 21 February 2017; Published 23 April 2017

Academic Editor: Heather Simpson

Copyright © 2017 Jian-Gang Ma et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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