Epizootiology of Hog Cholera

  • C. Terpstra
Part of the Developments in Veterinary Virology book series (DVVI, volume 5)


The pig appears to be the only domestic animal species, which is naturally infected by the virus of hog cholera (HC). All breeds and ages are considered susceptible, although adults generally stand a better chance to survive the infection. Natural outbreaks of HC also may occur in European wild boar (Sus scrofa ferus).


Wild Boar Classical Swine Fever African Swine Fever Infected Herd Infected Farm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Terpstra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of VirologyCentral Veterinary InstituteLelystadthe Netherlands

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