Porcine rubulavirus infection or “blue eye” disease is an emerging disease first seen in La Piedad, Michoacan, Mexico and the neighboring states of Jalisco and Guanajuato in 1980. It is characterized by encephalitis and respiratory disease in piglets, reproductive failure in adult pigs, and occasional corneal opacity in all ages.
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Iowa State University Center for Food Security and Public Health, "Porcine Rubulavirus Infection" (2006). Center for Food Security and Public Health Technical Factsheets. 13.