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African swine fever (ASF) is an infectious disease caused by the African swine fever virus (ASFV). ASF carries high morbidity and mortality. ASF outbreaks must be reported to the World Organization for Animal Health. Due to an absence of clinically available vaccines and other prevention measures, ...

Author(s)
Zhang HongLiang; Jin Ming; Zhao Yue; Wang FengXue; Ma Jing; Wen YongJun; Shan Hu
Publisher
Editorial Office of Chinese Journal of Virology, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Virology, 2019, 35, 3, pp 533-541
Abstract

The clinical signs, routes of transmission, diagnosis, prevalence, role of veterinarians, and prevention of African Swine Fever into Ireland are discussed.

Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2019, 9, 8, pp 431-433
AbstractFull Text

African swine fever (ASF) is a viral infectious disease specific to domestic and wild swine of all ages, highly contagious and very serious, probably the most dangerous and damaging disease of pigs, able to produce in new outbreaks of domestic swine fever a mortality of up to 100%. This disease is...

Author(s)
Moț, D.; Nichita, I.; Tîrziu, E.; Moț, T.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2019, 52, 1, pp 146-158
Abstract

Background: African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating infectious disease of pigs. ASF poses a potential threat to the world pig industry, due to the lack of vaccines and treatments. In this study, the Geographic Information System (GIS) spatial analysis was applied to analyze the distribution,...

Author(s)
Lu Yi; Deng XiaoJun; Chen JiaHui; Wang JianYing; Chen Qin; Niu Bing
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 160, pp (22 May 2019)
Abstract

A non-haemadsorbing (non-HAD) ASF virus (ASFV) genotype II, namely Lv17/WB/Rie1, was isolated from a hunted wild boar in Latvia in 2017. Domestic pigs experimentally infected with the non-HAD ASFV developed a nonspecific or subclinical form of the disease. Two months later, these animals were fully ...

Author(s)
Gallardo, C.; Soler, A.; Rodze, I.; Nieto, R.; Cano-Gómez, C.; Fernandez-Pinero, J.; Arias, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 3, pp 1399-1404
Abstract

African swine fever (ASF) is a notifiable infectious disease, caused by the ASF virus (ASFV), which is a DNA virus belonging to the family Asfarviridae, genus Asfivirus. This disease has gained importance in the last decade after its spread in several countries in Eastern and Central Europe, and...

Author(s)
Laddomada, A.; Rolesu, S.; Loi, F.; Cappai, S.; Oggiano, A.; Madrau, M. P.; Sanna, M. L.; Pilo, G.; Bandino, E.; Brundu, D.; Cherchi, S.; Masala, S.; Marongiu, D.; Bitti, G.; Desini, P.; Floris, V.; Mundula, L.; Carboni, G.; Pittau, M.; Feliziani, F.; Sanchez-Vizcaino, J. M.; Jurado, C.; Guberti, V.; Chessa, M.; Muzzeddu, M.; Sardo, D. (et al)
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 3, pp 1114-1119
Abstract

African swine fever (ASF), the most significant threat to the pig industry worldwide, has spread to more than 55 countries on three continents, and it affects more than 77% of the world swine population. In the European Union, wild boar (Sus scrofa) is the most severely affected host. The main...

Author(s)
Barasona, J. A.; Gallardo, C.; Cadenas-Fernández, E.; Jurado, C.; Rivera, B.; Rodríguez-Bertos, A.; Arias, M.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, April, pp 137
Abstract

The need to consider the role of social factors in the efficacy of farm management and, consequently, in the onset and persistence of diseases typical to animal farms is increasingly being realized increasingly worldwide. Many risk analysis studies have been conducted to assess the role of various...

Author(s)
Loi, F.; Laddomada, A.; Coccollone, A.; Marrocu, E.; Piseddu, T.; Masala, G.; Bandino, E.; Cappai, S.; Rolesu, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 6, pp e0217367
Abstract

We analyzed the whole-genome sequence of African swine fever virus Belgium 2018/1. The strain fits into the European genotype II (>99.98% identity). The high-coverage sequence revealed 15 differences compared with an improved African swine fever virus Georgia 2007/1 sequence. However, in the...

Author(s)
Forth, J. H.; Tignon, M.; Cay, A. B.; Forth, L. F.; Höper, D.; Blome, S.; Beer, M.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2019, 25, 6, pp 1249-1252
Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate the presence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in the wild boar population of north-eastern Poland, and to evaluate the potential health risk associated with wild boars carrying STEC/AE-STEC strains. In Poland, the African Swine Fever (ASF)...

Author(s)
Szczerba-Turek, A.; Socha, P.; Bancerz-Kisiel, A.; Platt-Samoraj, A.; Lipczynska-Ilczuk, K.; Siemionek, J.; Kończyk, K.; Terech-Majewska, E.; Szweda, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2019, 300, pp 8-13

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