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During both human and animal vaccine development phases, animal testing is necessary to demonstrate vaccine efficacy. Since the number of antigen candidates for testing is usually large when developing a potential vaccine, it is too costly, time consuming and would involve higher risks to carry out ...

Author(s)
Kangethe, R. T.; Pichler, R.; Chuma, F. N. J.; Cattoli, G.; Wijewardana, V.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2018, 197, pp 39-48
Abstract

Molecular tools have become an increasingly important part of studying the epidemiology of infectious agents. These tools have allowed the aetiological agent within a population to be diagnosed rapidly with a greater degree of efficiency and accuracy than conventional diagnostic tools. They have...

Author(s)
Kardjadj, M.; Luka, P. D.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Biotechnology, 2016, 15, 44, pp 2474-2479
Abstract

Infections with Schmallenberg virus (SBV), a novel Orthobunyavirus transmitted by biting midges, can cause abortions and malformations of newborns and severe symptoms in adults of domestic and wild ruminants. Understanding the temporal and spatial distribution of the virus in a certain territory is ...

Author(s)
Balmer, S.; Vögtlin, A.; Thür, B.; Büchi, M.; Abril, C.; Houmard, M.; Danuser, J.; Schwermer, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 116, 4, pp 370-379
Abstract

Background: Bluetongue virus causes febrile disease in sheep and a fatal hemorrhagic infection in North American White-tailed deer. However, in cattle the disease is typically asymptomatic and no clinical overt disease is associated with bluetongue infection. Bluetongue virus activity has been...

Author(s)
Adam, I. A.; Abdalla, M. A.; Mohamed, M. E. H.; Aradaib, I. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 94, pp (24 April 2014)
Abstract

At Federation in 1901, Australia retained separate State veterinary services responsible for the control of endemic animal diseases. By 2010 the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments and the livestock industries had coordinated a structure with supporting activities and shared finances that ...

Author(s)
Turner, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, 10, pp 413-421
Abstract

Vaccination programs for the control of bluetongue (BT) in ruminants have limitations due to difficulties in differentiating infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA). To overcome this problem a DIVA test that looks at a differential immune response to bluetongue virus (BTV) non-structural protein 3...

Author(s)
Barros, S. C.; Cruz, B.; Luís, T. M.; Ramos, F.; Fagulha, T.; Duarte, M.; Henriques, M.; Fevereiro, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2009, 137, 3/4, pp 252-259
Abstract

EMERGING DISEASES are defined as those assuming a greater relative importance because of more effective control of the major epizootic diseases.
BLUETONGUE-The serious spread outside Africa was noted, and the following recommended: all countries should make statistical surveys on the incidence in...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report of the FAO/OIE International Meeting on emerging diseases of animals held in Ankara, Turkey, 19 to 24 June, 1961., 1961, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

I. Recently bluetongue has shown a tendency to spread from Africa to other parts of the world. Because the disease was insect-borne and because ruminants may harbour the virus for a long time, control was difficult and the spread was likely to continue.
Many strains of virus have been found and it...

Author(s)
Haig, D. A.
Citation
Proceedings. 16th Int. vet. Congr., Madrid, Vol. 1, 1959, pp 215-225
Abstract

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

For the past decade the chief aim has been the control, and eventual eradication of the major epizootic diseases. Other problems have arisen in the overstocking of the Northern Province with unproductive nomadic herds, and in the protein deficiency in the human diet in the Eastern Province, losses...

Author(s)
Simmons, R. J.
Publisher
Lagos : Govt. Printer. London : Crown Agents for the Colonies.,
Citation
Veterinary Department Nigeria. Annual report for the year 1945., 1947, pp 24 pp.

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