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Borna disease virus definition: A species in the genus Bornavirus, family BORNAVIRIDAE, causing a rare and usually fatal encephalitic disease in horses and other domestic animals and possibly deer. Its name derives from the city in Saxony where the condition was first described in 1894, but the disease occurs in Europe, N. Africa, and the Near East.
 
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Novel Borna Virus in Psittacine Birds with Proventricular Dilatation Disease

Kirsi S. Honkavuori et al.

Emerging Infectious Diseases , 01 Dec 2008