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Bluetongue is an insect-transmitted viral disease of ruminant species, which represents a major barrier to the international trade of animals and their products. Bluetongue virus (BTV) has a genome composed of ten linear segments of dsRNA, which code for at least ten different viral proteins. In...

Author(s)
Legisa, D.; Gonzalez, F.; Stefano, G. de; Pereda, A.; Dus Santos, M. J.
Publisher
Society for General Microbiology, Reading, UK
Citation
Journal of General Virology, 2013, 94, 3, pp 652-662
Abstract

We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

Author(s)
Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
Abstract

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been known since 1514, when Fracastorius described the occurrence of an outbreak of a disease in bovines, which was probably identical to FMD. Since then, this disease has affected all continents, though it never occurred in New Zealand, probably because of its...

Author(s)
Schudel, A. A.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 159-162
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South America.

This chapter gives an overview of the long-distance transport of animals for slaughter in South America, with special regard to inherent sociocultural, livestock production, climatic and geographic conditions, as well as trade, stakeholders, legal framework, research and training in the field....

Author(s)
Gallo, C. B.; Tadich, T. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The aim of this work was to obtain the best possible estimate of the relevance of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in humans in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Sources of information were a questionnaire filled by the participant...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Ambroggi, M.; Poggi, S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.; Ribeiro, M. O.; Garzón Torres, M. C.; Llerena Polo, C.; Ribón, W.; García, V.; Kuffo, D.; Asencios, L.; Vásquez Campos, L. M.; Rivas, C.; Waard, J. H. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2008, 88, 4, pp 358-365
Abstract

This report gives details on the animal health and nutrition markets in the 18 countries of Latin America, with details of local animal health status, animal numbers, meat production and market size. The total market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America was worth about $1.5...

Author(s)
Revolledo, L.
Publisher
Animal Pharm Reports, Richmond, UK
Citation
The market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America, 2002, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

Five species of Brontaea occur in the New World. B. humilis has been introduced from Europe and is known from a few localities in eastern and Pacific coast Canada and USA. B. normata is an endemic Neotropical species. The other species, B. debilis, B. quadristigma (= B. cilifera syn. nov.) and B....

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. J. B. de; Pont, A. C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 1997, 14, 3, pp 723-749
Abstract

Author(s)
Sutmöller, P.; Olascoaga, R. C.
Citation
Proceedings of the United States Animal Health Association, 1981, 85, pp 304-319
Datasheet
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...

Datasheet
Cover for Criollo cattle

Anthropological and palaeontological evidence shows that cattle were absent in America until Christopher Columbus discovered the continent. In 1493,...

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