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The life stages of S. aenescens are the egg, three larval instars, a puparium and the adult. Adults of S. aenescens have a...

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WNV virions are approximately 40 nm in diameter, spherical and contain a lipid envelope. The positive-sense single stranded RNA genome is 11.3...


Datasheet Type(s): Arthropod


ISAV is a pleiomorphic enveloped virus, 100-130 nm in diameter, with 10-12 nm surface projections exhibiting haemagglutination,...

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See Taenia data sheet for further...

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In the early 1980s a previously unrecognized disease syndrome started causing heavy production losses in pig herds in North America. In the...

Cover for avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae)

Mycoplasma synoviae was first isolated in the USA in 1954 (Olson et al., 1956). The importance of M.synoviae is almost...

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Editor's note: this datasheet is being reviewed and updated.  Influenza A viruses are enveloped, single-stranded RNA...

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Influenza viruses belong to the family Orthomyxoviridae and are divided on the basis of their antigenic nature into types A, B and C. Only...


Four Mycoplasma species are recognised as pathogens of avian hosts, although more than 23 different Mycoplasma species have been recovered...

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