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bovine herpesvirus 1

BHV-1 belongs to the family Herpesviridae, subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae, genus Varicellovirus. BHV-1 is an enveloped...

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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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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...

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Pasteurella multocida infections

Pasteurella multocida is a cause of haemorrhagic septicaemia in cattle, fowl cholera in poultry and a contributor to progressive...

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Varroa destructor

Adult female mites are reddish-brown to dark-brown (Sanford et al., 2007), 1.00-1.77 mm long and 1.50-1.99 wide (Denmark et al., 2000),...

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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...



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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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