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Gelbvieh cattle

Gelbvieh is a dual purpose Bos taurus cattle breed which originated in the three Franconian districts of Northern Bavaria, in...

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bovine ephemeral fever

Bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) is probably an ancient disease of cattle and buffalo in Asia and Africa. The disease becomes more evident and...

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bovine ephemeral fever virus

The complete virion of bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) virus is bullet shaped (van der Westhuizen, 1967). Its size...


Solenopsis invicta

Although the exact economic costs of fire ant damage and control are unknown, estimates for southeastern USA have been more than half a...

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Aujeszky's disease

Aujeszky’s disease (also known as pseudorabies) is a viral disease of pigs that is endemic in most parts of the world. It is caused by...


Suid herpesvirus 1

This text was largely quoted from: Kluge JP, Beran GW, Hill HT, Platt KB, 1999. Pseudorabies (Aujeszky’s disease). In: BE...


Brachyspira murdochii

Brachyspira murdochii (formerly Serpulina murdochii) belongs to the genus Brachyspira, which is included in the...


Brachyspira innocens

Brachyspira innocens (formerly Serpulina or Treponema innocens) belongs to the genus Brachyspira, which...

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Systematics and Taxonomic PositionThe phylum Myxozoa Grassé, 1960 currently contains two classes, the Myxosporea Buetschli, 1881...


Anaplasma marginale

In Giemsa-stained thin blood films the intra-erythrocytic organisms appear as dense blue-purple round to cube shaped inclusions that are 0.2 to...

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