Funding for this research was provided by:
intramural funding of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
European Union Horizon 2020 project “Versatile Emerging Infectious Disease Observatory” (874735)
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research within project “PREPMEDVET” (13N15449)
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Tiergesundheit
Received: 5 February 2021
Accepted: 18 June 2021
First Online: 12 July 2021
: The diagnostic samples were taken by the responsible veterinarians in the context of the German mandatory BVD control program and as prescribed in the BVDV regulation (BVDV-Verordnung in der Fassung der Bekanntmachung vom 27. Juni 2016, BGBl. I S. 1483). No further permissions were necessary.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest.