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Cover for New and emerging diseases.

This chapter looks at new and emerging diseases, infections that have appeared in recent times and others that have not fully developed into the serious problem that they could become. Animal-related infectious diseases that caused great impact in humans are described, including HIV infection, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This document presents an epidemiological investigation of human and animal cases of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Mayotte, France. Data show that between the end of November 2018 and 1 March 2019, 82 human RVF cases were reported, including 63 laboratory-confirmed cases. As of 21 February 2019,...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France, 2019, pp 12 pp.
Abstract

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a zoonotic disease, that causes significant morbidity and mortality among ungulate livestock and humans in endemic regions. In East Africa, the causative agent of the disease is Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) which is primarily transmitted by multiple mosquito species in ...

Author(s)
Sekamatte, M.; Riad, M. H.; Tekleghiorghis, T.; Linthicum, K. J.; Britch, S. C.; Richt, J. A.; Gonzalez, J. P.; Scoglio, C. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 3, pp e0202721
Abstract

The objective of this chapter is to provide an updated and concise systematic review on taxonomy, history, arthropod vectors, vertebrate hosts, animal disease, and geographic distribution of all arboviruses known to date to cause disease in homeotherm (endotherm) vertebrates, except those affecting ...

Author(s)
Hubálek, Z.; Rudolf, I.; Nowotny, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Advances in Virus Research, 2014, 89, pp 201-275
Abstract

The risk of exposure of slaughterhouse workers to Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus-infected animals in Nigeria was assessed by determining the prevalence of anti-RVF IgM in cattle, goats and sheep slaughtered in a major abattoir in Ibadan, Nigeria. Blood samples were collected from 290 animals in...

Author(s)
Opayele, A. V.; Ndiana, L. A.; Odaibo, G. N.; Olaleye, D. O.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry, 2019, 40, 4, pp 367-377
Abstract

Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) is a zoonotic phlebovirus that can be transmitted to humans or livestock by mosquitoes or through direct contact with contaminated bodily fluids and tissues. Exposure to bodily fluids and tissues varies by types of behaviors engaged for occupational tasks, homestead...

Author(s)
Grossi-Soyster, E. N.; Lee, J.; King, C. H.; LaBeaud, A. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019, 13, 3, pp e0007258
Abstract

Background: Animal hosts may vary in their attraction and acceptability as components of the host location process for assessing preference, and biting rates of vectors and risk of exposure to pathogens. However, these parameters remain poorly understood for mosquito vectors of the Rift Valley ...

Author(s)
Tchouassi, D. P.; Okiro, R. O. K.; Sang, R.; Cohnstaedt, L. W.; McVey, D. S.; Torto, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 184, pp (31 March 2016)
AbstractFull Text

Aim: This study was designed to investigate the current epidemiological situation of bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) and rift valley fever virus (RVFV) infection of camels originating from Sudan "smuggler" and Egypt as part of our future plan for a national surveillance program in Egyptian...

Author(s)
El-Bahgy, H. E. K.; Abdelmegeed, H. K.; Marawan, M. A.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2018, 11, 9, pp 1331-1337
Abstract

Surveillance on Rift Valley fever (RVF) in cattle was conducted in Uganda, with a view to ascertaining whether the RVF virus circulated in bovine undetected during the period 1997 to 2009. Four hundred eighty (480) frozen bovine sera collected in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2005 were tested using...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Galiwango, T.; Walubengo, J.; Mukiibi, G.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 3, pp 405-412
Abstract

There are a number of diseases which are important globally in terms of the effect they have on livestock but for which the development of recombinant plant-produced vaccines is preliminary. For many of these diseases such as bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD), bovine rotavirus (BRV), bovine herpes...

Author(s)
Meyers, A.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Prospects of plant-based vaccines in veterinary medicine, 2018, pp 347-367

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