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Cover for malignant catarrhal fever

Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) is a severe and frequently fatal syndrome of certain clinically susceptible artiodactyl species, caused by one of...


Datasheet Type(s): Veterinary Arthropod

Cover for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis

Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis causes paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in cattle and other ruminants. M. avium ss paratuberculosis...

Cover for wild boar

The wild boar’s natural range includes Europe, Asia, North Africa and the Malay Archipelago. Sus scrofa was domesticated over 9000 years ago in...


Cryptosporidiosis is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium (family Cryptosporidiidae, order Eucoccidiorida, subclass...

Cover for Mannheimia haemolytica

(This section includes information from Confer (2009)).Mannheimia haemolytica is a Gram-negative, non-motile, small rod- and coccobacillus-shaped...

Cover for Sus scrofa (pigs)

Datasheet Type(s): Livestock Species


Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 (AlHV-1) belongs to the Macavirus genus of the Gammaherpesvirinae subfamily of the family Herpesviridae. The macaviruses...

Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

Cover for paratuberculosis

Johne's disease or paratuberculosis (PTB) caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, initially infects the ileum causing a...