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Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) causes a highly contagious disease, peste des petits ruminants (PPR), in sheep and goats which has been considered as a serious threat to the local economy in Africa and Asia. However, the in-depth evolutionary dynamics of PPRV during an epidemic is not well...

Author(s)
Bao JingYue; Wang QingHua; Li Lin; Liu ChunJu; Zhang ZhiCheng; Li JinMing; Wang ShuJuan; Wu XiaoDong; Wang ZhiLiang
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virology, 2017, 510, pp 156-164
Abstract

Surra disease is a zoonosis caused by Trypanosoma (Trypanozoon) evansi, a salivary trypanosome, originally from Africa, which affects a wide range of mammalian worldwide. Dogs are highly susceptible to T. evansi infection and they often exhibit strong clinical signs than can lead to death, even...

Author(s)
Jaimes-Dueñez, J.; Triana-Chávez, O.; Valencia-Hernández, A.; Sánchez-Arévalo, D.; Poche-Ceballos, A.; Ortíz-Álvarez, J.; Mejía-Jaramillo, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 139, Part A, pp 82-89
Abstract

The H9N2 virus has been demonstrated to donate its genes to other subtypes of influenza A virus, forming new reassortant virus which may infect human beings. Understanding the genetic characteristic and the global transmission patterns of the virus would guide the prevention and control of...

Author(s)
Hu MingDa; Jin Yuan; Zhou Jing; Huang ZhiSong; Li BeiPing; Zhou Wei; Ren HongGuang; Yue JunJie; Liang Long
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, December, pp 2611
Abstract

The aim of this work was to determine the evolutionary relationship among tick populations of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato distributed in Africa north of the Sahara and different lineages of R. sanguineus s.l. distributed in different regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, America and Europe through ...

Author(s)
Chitimia-Dobler, L.; Langguth, J.; Pfeffer, M.; Kattner, S.; Küpper, T.; Friese, D.; Dobler, G.; Guglielmone, A. A.; Nava, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 239, pp 1-6
Abstract

Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) is a novel enzootic beta origin corona virus which was described in September 2012 for the first time. According to the reports of different researchers, the prevalence of MERS-CoV antibodies, during serological examination, is very high in...

Author(s)
Andualem Yimer; Sisay Fanta
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2017, 9, 3, pp 39-46
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious and often fatal disease affecting sheep and goats. Currently, it is endemic in Africa, the Middle and Near East, the Indian subcontinent and China. Understanding the molecular epidemiology and evolution of PPR virus (PPRV) can assist in the control...

Author(s)
Adombi, C. M.; Waqas, A.; Dundon, W. G.; Li, S.; Daojin, Y.; Kakpo, L.; Aplogan, G. L.; Diop, M.; Lo, M. M.; Silber, R.; Loitsch, A.; Diallo, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 4, pp 1037-1044
Abstract

Background: The remarkable diversity and mobility of Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) includes virulent viruses of genotype VI. These viruses are often referred to as pigeon paramyxoviruses 1 because they are normally isolated and cause clinical disease in birds from the Columbidae family. Genotype...

Author(s)
Sabra, M.; Dimitrov, K. M.; Goraichuk, I. V.; Wajid, A.; Sharma, P.; Williams-Coplin, D.; Basharat, A.; Rehmani, S. F.; Muzyka, D. V.; Miller, P. J.; Afonso, C. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 291, pp (26 September 2017)
Abstract

Genetic analysis of the complete haemagglutinin (HA) gene of fourteen Nigerian avian influenza isolates showed multiple basic amino acids at the cleavage site (321PQRERRRKdelR*GLF333), characteristic of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Substitution of Gln to Lys at position 322...

Author(s)
Shittu, I.; Meseko, C. A.; Gado, D. A.; Olawuyi, A. K.; Chinyere, C. N.; Anefu, E.; Solomon, P.; Okewole, P. A.; Shamaki, D.; Joannis, T. M.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2017, 162, 3, pp 841-847
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants is an important transboundary disease infecting small ruminants. Genome or gene sequence analysis enriches our knowledge about the evolution and transboundary nature of the causative agent of this disease, peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV). Although analysis using...

Author(s)
Sahu, A. R.; Wani, S. A.; Saminathan, M.; Rajak, K. K.; Sahoo, A. P.; Aruna Pandey; Shikha Saxena; Sonam Kanchan; Tiwari, A. K.; Bina Mishra; Muthuchelvan, D.; Singh, R. P.; Yaspal Singh; Mumtaz Baig; Mishra, B. P.; Singh, R. K.; Gandham, R. K.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2017, 162, 6, pp 1677-1693
Abstract

Peste-des-petits ruminants (PPR) is one of the most important infectious diseases of domesticated small ruminants. From the initial identification in 1942 in West Africa, PPR virus (PPRV) has spread throughout much of the developing world. PPRV is now considered endemic throughout Africa, with the...

Author(s)
Clarke, B.; Mahapatra, M.; Friedgut, O.; Bumbarov, V.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 5, pp e0177028

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