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The severity of Bluetongue clinical disease in ruminants varies greatly depending on the outbreak serotype/strain, animal species/breed, and immune status of the herd. To predict disease risk from any of the 26 Bluetongue virus (BTV) serotypes identified to date, experimental animal susceptibility...

Drolet, B. S.; Reister, L. M.; Lehiy, C. J.; Rijn, P. A. van; Bowen, R. A.
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Veterinaria Italiana, 2015, 51, 4, pp 379-384

Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are hematophagous insects with over 1400 species distributed throughout the world. Many of these species are of particular agricultural importance as primary vectors of bluetongue and Schmallenberg viruses, yet little is known about Culicoides...

Lehiy, C. J.; Drolet, B. S.
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
PeerJ, 2014, 2, 426, pp e426

Background: Hematophagous Culicoides spp. biting midges are of great agricultural importance as livestock, equine, and wildlife pests and as vectors of the orbiviruses bluetongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease and African horse sickness. To obtain a blood meal, midges deposit saliva containing...

Lehiy, C. J.; Reister-Hendricks, L. M.; Ruder, M. G.; McVey, D. S.; Drolet, B. S.
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 358, pp (20 June 2018)

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