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Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious disease caused by peste-des-petits-ruminants virus. Following the successful eradication of the related rinderpest virus, a program to control and eradicate PPR was launched by the FAO and OIE. PPR is today present in many tropical countries...

Author(s)
Torsson, E.; Muhammad Abubakar; Alvǻsen, K.; Shumaila Manzoor; Roos, N.; Kgotlele, T.; Aamer Zahur; Misinzo, G.; Berg, M.; Wensman, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2019, 170, pp 154-159
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious and economically important disease affecting production of small ruminants (i.e., sheep and goats). Taking into consideration the lessons learnt from the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme (GREP), PPR is now targeted by the international...

Author(s)
Bodjo, S. C.; Jean-de-Dieu Baziki; Nick Nwankpa; Ethel Chitsungo; Koffi, Y. M.; Couacy-Hymann, E.; Diop, M.; Daniel Gizaw; Tajelser, I. B. A.; Lelenta, M.; Diallo, A.; Tounkara, K.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2018, 163, 7, pp 1745-1756
Abstract

Since February 1st 2011, rinderpest (RP) has been officially declared eradicated worldwide. National authorities have been requested to destroy all their RP related materials. Nonetheless, their national reference laboratories performing real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction...

Author(s)
Rijn, P. A. van; Boonstra, J.; Gennip, H. G. P. van
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2018, 259, pp 50-53
Abstract

Background: Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious disease listed by the World Organisation for Animal health (OIE) as being a specific hazard. It affects sheep, goats, and wild ungulates, and is prevalent throughout the developing world particularly Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. PPR ...

Author(s)
Baazizi, R.; Mahapatra, M.; Clarke, B. D.; Ait-Oudhia, K.; Khelef, D.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 4, pp e0175461
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an economically important disease of small ruminants with a rapidly expanding geographical distribution. Peste des petits ruminants virus may manifest in a variety of ways with disease ranging from acute to subclinical. We investigated the exposure of large...

Author(s)
Abubakar, M.; Mahapatra, M.; Muniraju, M.; Arshed, M. J.; Khan, E. H.; Banyard, A. C.; Ali, Q.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 2, pp 513-518
Abstract

A matrix system was developed to aid in the evaluation of the technical amenability to eradication, through mass vaccination, of transboundary animal diseases (TADs). The system involved evaluation of three basic criteria - disease management efficiency, surveillance and epidemiological factors -...

Author(s)
Thomson, G. R.; Fosgate, G. T.; Penrith, M. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 2, pp 459-475
Abstract

Microarrays can be a useful tool for pathogen detection as it allow for simultaneous interrogation of the presence of a large number of genetic sequences in a sample. However, conventional microarrays require extensive manual handling and multiple pieces of equipment for printing probes,...

Author(s)
Lung, O.; Furukawa-Stoffer, T.; Hughes, K. B.; Pasick, J.; King, D. P.; Hodko, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 6, pp 1929-1934
Abstract

This paper describes 50 years of personal experience in dealing with a range of animal and zoonotic diseases at national and global level, using a series of selected examples to illustrate both the nature of the various dilemmas and difficulties faced, and the way in which they were solved using...

Author(s)
Morris, R. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 1/2, pp 242-252
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats common in Africa and Asia. Its high morbidity and mortality has a devastating impact on agriculture in developing countries. As an example, an Asian lineage IV strain of PPRV was responsible for mass fatalities among...

Author(s)
Wernike, K.; Eschbaumer, M.; Breithaupt, A.; Maltzan, J.; Wiesner, H.; Beer, M.; Hoffmann, B.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2014, 172, 1/2, pp 140-145
Abstract

Nuclear and nuclear-related technologies have played an important role in animal health, particularly in relation to disease diagnosis and characterization of pathogenic organisms. This review focuses primarily on how and where nuclear technologies, both non-isotopic and isotopic methods, have made ...

Author(s)
Viljoen, G. J.; Luckins, A. G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 7, pp 1341-1366

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