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Cover for Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)

B. bubalis is a large ruminant with prominent horns, splayed hooves and a brown or dark grey coat. There are two morphologies....


Bordetella bronchiseptica is a small Gram negative aerobic bacterium of the phylum Proteobacteria. Microscopically, small motile...

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Myxomatosis is an infectious, virulent viral disease affecting the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) caused by Myxoma virus...


Myxoma virus (MYXV) is a member of the genus Leporipoxvirus in the family Poxviridae. MYXV infects only lagomorphs. While it causes only mild...


Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus capable of causing large outbreaks of encephalitis in humans and...


Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus (VEEV) is a New World alphavirus that causes disease ranging from mild febrile illness to fatal...

Cover for swine dysentery

Swine dysentery (SD) is a contagious diarrhoeic disease in pigs characterized by mucohaemorrhagic colitis and caused by strongly haemolytic...

Cover for Borrelia anserina

B. anserina is a highly motile, thin, spiral-shaped bacterium 0.2-0.3 µm wide and 8-21 µm in length, consisting of 5-8...

Cover for Borrelia anserina infections

Fowl spirochetosis, or borreliosis, is an acute, septicaemic disease of a variety of avian species, including chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks...

Cover for avian leukosis virus

Avian leukosis viruses are type C retroviruses with an average diameter of 100 nm, belonging to the Alpharetrovirus genus of the family...

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