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Bluetongue virus (BTV), transmitted by midges (Culicoides sp.), is distributed worldwide and causes disease in ruminants. In particular, BT can be a debilitating disease in sheep causing serious trade and socio-economic consequences at both local and global levels. Across Australia, a sentinel ...

Author(s)
White, J. R.; Williams, D. T.; Wang JianNing; Chen HongLei; Melville, L. F.; Davis, S. S.; Weir, R. P.; Certoma, A.; Rubbo, A. di; Harvey, G.; Lunt, R. A.; Eagles, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2019, 5, 2, pp 129-145
Abstract

Capripox virus infections are endemic diseases of livestock in Nigeria, but there are limited data on molecular characterization of circulating viruses. In this study, we investigated field outbreaks of Capripox virus infections in Nigeria via partial sequencing of viruses obtained from field...

Author(s)
Adedeji, A. J.; Möller, J.; Meseko, C. A.; Adole, J. A.; Tekki, I. S.; Shamaki, D.; Hoffmann, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 4, pp 1631-1641
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

Within the tribe Bovini in the subfamily Bovinae, the water buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis), American bison (Bison bison), European bison (Bubalus bonasus) and yak (Bos grunniens) are recognized as species highly susceptible to malignant catarrhal fever (MCF). In contrast, the lack of reports describing...

Author(s)
Pfitzer, S.; Last, R.; Espie, I.; Vuuren, M. van
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2015, 62, 3, pp 288-294
Abstract

Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) infects humans and livestock, causing haemorrhaging and abortions in animals. Three major RVF epizootics have occurred in South Africa since the 1950s and the outbreak in 2010 had a mortality rate of 10.7% in humans. Accurate and early detection is therefore essential ...

Author(s)
Ellis, C. E.; Mareledwane, V. E.; Williams, R.; Wallace, D. B.; Majiwa, P. A. O.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2014, 81, 1, pp Art. #675
Abstract

Real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (real-time RT-PCR), histopathology, and immunohistochemical labeling (IHC) were performed on liver specimens from 380 naturally infected cattle and sheep necropsied during the 2010 Rift Valley fever (RVF) epidemic in South Africa....

Author(s)
Odendaal, L.; Fosgate, G. T.; Romito, M.; Coetzer, J. A. W.; Clift, S. J.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2014, 26, 1, pp 49-60
Abstract

Foot-and-mouth disease virus, a highly contagious pathogen that can cause lameness, low weight and decreased milk production, is a scourge of agricultural livestock around the world. Although the acute phase of infection is rarely fatal, infection may persist in animals that have apparently...

Author(s)
Juleff, N. D.; Maree, F. F.; Waters, R.; Bengis, R. G.; Charleston, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2012, 148, 1/2, pp 145-148
Abstract

Diagnosis and control of Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) requires rapid and sensitive diagnostic tests. Two antibody enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits, Ceditest® FMDV-NS for the detection of antibodies against the nonstructural proteins of all FMDV serotypes and Ceditest® FMDV type ...

Author(s)
Ayebazibwe, C.; Mwiine, F. N.; Balinda, S. N.; Tjørnehøj, K.; Alexandersen, S.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2012, 24, 2, pp 270-276
AbstractFull Text

This section is comprised of abstracts of papers (n=11) and posters (n=9) presented at the Back to Basics Congress of the South African Association of Veterinary Technologists (SAAVT). Focus is given on different aspects (diagnosis, detection, prevalence, control, prevention, taxonomy and genetics) ...

Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2010, 81, 2, pp 129-134
Abstract

Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an economically important disease primarily of domestic cattle with a high case fatality rate. It is caused by either alcelaphine herpesvirus type 1 (AlHV-1) or ovine herpesvirus type 2 (OvHV-2). The major reservoir host of AlHV-1 is the blue wildebeest (...

Author(s)
Pretorius, J. A.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Vuuren, M. van
Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2008, 79, 3, pp 136-141

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