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Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF)

dairy cow with MCFMalignant catarrhal fever (MCF), a sporadic disease of cattle, caused in the UK by ovine herpesvirus 2. The Moredun VSU runs a real time PCR test for OvHV-2 and can test for other MCF associated herpesviruses on request. Moredun has a research group working on MCF - see the Malignant Catarrhal Fever research pages for further information.

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