Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2009;49(3):237-242.
Existence of antibodies against bovine enterovirus in humans and various animals in Korea
Jong-Hyeon Park1, Su-Mi Kim1, Min-Woo Bang1, Kwang-Nyeong Lee1, Young-Joon Ko1, Hyang-Shim Lee1, Hang-Sub Shim2, In-Soo Cho1
1Foreign Animal Disease Division, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service
2Gyeonggido Veterinary Service
사람 및 동물에 대한 소 엔테로바이러스 항체 분포 조사
박종현1, 김수미1, 방민우1, 이광녕1, 고영준1, 이향심1, 심항섭2, 조인수1
1국립수의과학검역원 해외전염병과
2경기도 축산위생연구소
Bovine enteroviruses (BEVs) were separated into two groups, BEV-1 and BEV-2. BEVs, found in cattle worldwide, usually cause asymptomatic infections and are excreted in the feces of infected animals. Antibodies against BEV have been found in different species including human, cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, horses and monkeys in the world. This study aimed to investigate prevalence of the neutralizing antibodies for BEVs in human and animals in Korea. Antibodies against BEV-1 in humans, cattle, pigs, goats, horses and dogs were shown to be 46.8%, 48.3%, 70.6%, 11.5%, 11.5% and 6.3% respectively. Also, antibodies against BEV-2 were shown to be 98.7%, 68.1%, 89.2%, 59.4%, 9.4% and 96.9% respectively. We found that the neutralizing antibodies against these viruses are common in Korea. The prevalences of antibodies against BEV-1 were lower than those against BEV-2 in humans and in all animals except horses. These results showed that the BEV is considered endemic in cattle in many regions in Korea.
Key Words: animals, antibody, bovine enterovirus, human, Korea

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