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Bluetongue virus (BTV) is transmitted by biting midges (Culicoides spp.). It causes disease mainly in sheep and occasionally in cattle and other species. BTV has spread into northern Europe, causing disease in sheep and cattle. The introduction of new serotypes, changes in vector species, and...

Author(s)
Boyle, D. B.; Bulach, D. M.; Amos-Ritchie, R.; Adams, M. M.; Walker, P. J.; Weir, R.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Virology, 2012, 86, 12, pp 6724-6731
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Asia.

This chapter brings together information gathered from a variety of sources in key countries across Asia (China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the region of Taiwan), chosen to highlight a range of contexts in which live transport takes place and to examine the extent of welfare...

Author(s)
Li, P. J.; Rahman, A.; Brooke, P. D. B.; Collins, L. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Most isolates of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) display a broad host range. Since the late 1990s, the genetic lineage of PanAsia topotype FMDV serotype O has caused epidemics in the Far East, Africa, the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, and numerous other countries throughout Europe...

Author(s)
Pacheco, J. M.; Mason, P. W.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2010, 11, 2, pp 133-142
Abstract

This review covers the morphology, life cycle and epidemiology (in Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines) of the Asian Taenia saginata-like tapeworm. Also included is a discussion of human eating habits related to Asian taeniasis; patterns of family disease and multiple infection;...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1995, 28, 2, pp 79-94
Abstract

The morphology of Setaria digitata and S. marshalli is described and figured using SEM. The specimens were collected from the abdominal cavities of cattle from Taichung Abattoir, Taiwan, from August 1989 to March 1990. 562 nematodes were collected from 171 Holstein cattle, 55 yellow cattle and 75...

Author(s)
Wang, J. S.; Lee, Y. S.; Tung, K. C.
Citation
Journal of the Chinese Society of Veterinary Science, 1990, 16, 1, pp 55-61
Abstract

A total of 71 species of ciliates were found in the rumen contents of 8 of 59 cattle (10 water buffaloes, 21 zebu cattle and 28 Holstein cattle) in Taiwan.

Author(s)
Tung, K. C.; Wang, J. S.; Shyu, C. L.
Citation
Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 1989, 38, 1, pp 147-162
Abstract

In December, 1986, 15 of a herd of 71 beef cattle were found dead after showing severe diarrhoea; others were also diarrhoeic and in poor condition or emaciated. The most striking gross lesions were multifocal parasite egg granulomas, found mainly in the liver, lungs and intestines, and multiple...

Author(s)
Wang, J. S.; Wu, F. M.; Tung, K. C.; Chan, J. P.
Citation
Journal of the Chinese Society of Veterinary Science, 1988, 14, 4, pp 289-296
Abstract

In order to investigate the distribution and occurrence of S. digitata in Holstein cows and spotted deer in Taiwan, parasites were collected from necropsied animals of various ages from 1987-1988. 44 of 518 cows, from 13 Prefectures, had adult worms in the peritoneal cavity. One of 44 cows...

Author(s)
Fei, A. C. Y.; Lee, S. H.; Lin, F. J.; Chiang, S. C.; Yang, T. H.; Tsai, M. T.
Citation
Journal of the Chinese Society of Veterinary Science, 1989, 15, 3, pp 227-232
Abstract

In order to understand the role of raw meat and viscera eating habits in the transmission of taeniasis in Asian counties, 1502 infected aborigines in 10 mountainous districts/towns of 6 counties in Taiwan, 58 infected persons in 2 villages on Cheju Island, Korea, and 97 cases in Ambarita District...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Chung, W. C.; Soh, C. T.; Kosman, M. L.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1992, 50, 4, pp 305-315
Abstract

Author(s)
Wang, J. S.; Tung, K. C.; Chan, P. W.
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1987, 20, 4, pp M36

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