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Table 1 Parameters used to calculate clinical scores in BVDV-infected goats

From: Recombinant E2 protein enhances protective efficacy of inactivated bovine viral diarrhea virus 2 vaccine in a goat model

Clinical parameter State description Numerical value
General state Normal 0
Moves slowly, head down 1
Lying down/staggers 2
Recumbent 3
Appetite Normal 0
Reduced 1
Absent 2
Rectal temperature <  39.5 °C 0
39.5 °C -39.9 °C 1
≥ 40.0 °C 2
Nasal discharge Normal 0
Slight uni−/bilat. Serous 1
Moderate bilat. Serous to purulent 2
Copious bilat. Purulent 3
Feces state Normal 0
Celiac affection 2
Mucohemorrhagic diarrhea 4