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Cover for lumpy skin disease

Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a viral disease of cattle and Asian water buffalo, caused by the lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) of the genus...

Cover for Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas are strictly anaerobic gram negative bacteria. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is commonly isolated from pus in all species of animal. It can be...

Cover for fowlpox

Avipoxviruses (APV) infect at least 374 avian species from 23 orders (Williams et al., 2021), including domestic, wild and pet birds. All the avian...


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Cover for Normande cattle

Normande breed has its origin in cattle that were brought to Normandy by Viking conquerors in ninth and tenth centuries. Over a thousand years, the...

Cover for turkey rhinotracheitis

Avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) causes an acute highly contagious upper respiratory tract infection in turkeys and chickens. The disease is referred to...

Cover for sheep and goat pox

Sheep pox (SPP) and goat pox (GTP) are closely related, but still different diseases of sheep and goats (Bennet et al., 1944). SPP and GTP are caused...

Cover for Derzsy's disease

Derzsy's disease is a highly contagious viral disease with high mortality, particularly in young domestic geese and Muscovy ducks. Goose parvovirus...

Cover for avian nephritis

Avian nephritis is an acute, highly contagious, typically subclinical disease of young chickens. It is caused by avian nephritis virus (ANV; Imada et...

Cover for heartwater

Heartwater (or cowdriosis) is a tickborne disease of sheep, goats, cattle and some wild ruminants caused by the rickettsia, Ehrlichia ruminantium...

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