classical swine fever

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classical swine fever

n.
A highly infectious, often fatal viral disease of swine, characterized by fever, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. It occurs worldwide. Also called hog cholera.
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Pestivirus" is a scientific term for a group of viruses that includes economically important ones such as bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) viruses and hog cholera virus, also known as classical swine fever virus.