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Toroviruses belong to the genus Torovirus of the family of Coronaviridae. Species within the genus include equine torovirus (prototype...


torovirus infections

In 1972 the first torovirus (equine torovirus, prototype Berne virus) was isolated from a horse in Switzerland. Successively, toroviruses...

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varroosis of honey bees

This datasheet is about varroosis of honey bees as defined by the OIE (OIE, 2011), i.e. as a disease of Apis mellifera caused by the...


caprine arthritis encephalitis

Caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus (CAEV) is lentivirus within the group of small ruminant lentivirus (SRLV) in the family Retroviridae....

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proliferative enteropathy

Lawsonia intracellularis is the cause of proliferative enteropathy (PE, ileitis), a common enteric disease affecting pigs raised under...


Lawsonia intracellularis

The causative agent of proliferative enteropathy is Lawsonia intracellularis, an obligate intracellular bacterium that preferentially...


Rhodococcus equi infections

Rhodococcus equi (previously Corynebacterium equi) is a Gram-positive coccobacillus belonging to the nocardioform...


Rhodococcus equi

R. equi cells measure about 1 by up to 5 µm (Biberstein, 1990). They pass through a cycle from coccal to bacillary forms...



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bovine herpesvirus 1 infections

Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a contagious viral disease of cattle caused by bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV-1) (Gibbs and Rweyemamu,...

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