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Cover for Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia...

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Phasianus colchicus (common pheasant)

There is a high degree of sexual dimorphism in P. colchicus, with the male bird being typically larger and more colourful than the...

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porcine epidemic diarrhoea

In 1971, previously unrecognised acute outbreaks of diarrhoea were observed in feeder pigs and fattening swine in England (Oldham, 1972)....


porcine epidemic diarrhea virus

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is an alphacoronavirus; the characteristics of the virus are reviewed by Saif et al. (2012). Using...

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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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Mannheimia haemolytica infections

Mannheimia haemolytica (from Greek haima - blood, lyt – adverb form of verb lyo - dissolve and adjectival...


Newcastle disease virus

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is member of the Rubulavirus genus, of the subfamily Paramyxovirinae of the Family...

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Capillaria are hair-like, very thin and tiny worms, gradually increasing in width posteriorly. They measure 1-2 cm in length and are...

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Adult A. galli are semi-transparent. The length of the female ranges from 72 to 116 mm and the male from 51 to 76 mm; they are therefore...

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