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Background: No comprehensive studies have been carried out on the infectious causes of abortion in Kenyan dairy cattle herds. A survey was carried out to determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus (BVDV), Brucella abortus (BA) and Neospora caninum (NC) among...

Author(s)
Okumu, T. A.; John, N. M.; Wabacha, J. K.; Tsuma, V.; VanLeeuwen, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 95, pp (18 March 2019)
Abstract

Competitive-ELISA (c-ELISA) is the most widely used serological test for the detection of Bluetongue virus (BTV) viral protein 7 (VP7) antibodies (Ab). However, these BTV c-ELISAs cannot to distinguish between IgG and IgM. IgM Ab are generated shortly after the primary immune response against an...

Author(s)
Bréard, E.; Gorlier, A.; Viarouge, C.; Donnet, F.; Sailleau, C.; Schulz, C.; Hoffmann, B.; Comtet, L.; Beer, M.; Zientara, S.; Vitour, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 1, pp 537-545
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Background and objective: Bovine adenovirus type 3 (BAdV3) has been widely used as a vector for vaccine research and development, whereas BAdV1 biology and BAdV1-based vectored vaccine have been less frequently reported. We aimed to construct an infectious BAdV1 clone and explore the functions of...

Author(s)
Ren JingJing; Zhang Lu; Cheng Peng; Zhang Fan; Liu ZeHui; Tikoo, S. K.; Chen Rui; Du EnQi
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2018, 261, pp 139-146
Abstract

Background: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is the viral agent causing the most important economic losses in livestock throughout the world. Infection of fetuses before their immunological maturity causes the birth of animals persistently infected with BVDV (PI), which are the main source of...

Author(s)
Salgado, R.; Hidalgo-Hermoso, E.; Pizarro-Lucero, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 37, pp (1 February 2018)
Abstract

Vesicular stomatitis is an infectious disease that occurs mainly in countries of the Western Hemisphere and affects cattle, swine and horses. The clinical symptoms in cattle and swine are similar to foot-and-mouth disease and include vesicular ulceration of the tongue and mouth. The disease...

Author(s)
Oliveira, A. M. de; Fonseca Júnior, A. A.; Camargos, M. F.; Orzil, L. M.; Laguardia-Nascimento, M.; Oliveira, A. G. G.; Rodrigues, J. G.; Sales, M. L.; Oliveira, T. F. P. de; Melo, C. B. de
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2018, 257, pp 7-11
Abstract

The bovine leukemia virus (BLV) was first reported as enzootic bovine lymphosarcoma in Eastern Europe in the late 19th century, highlighted by the presence of slightly yellow nodules in the enlarged spleen of cattle. It was believed to be an infectious disease because it spreaded through the herds. ...

Author(s)
Villalobos-Cortés, A.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Biotechnology, 2017, 16, 15, pp 763-770
Abstract

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is an economically important disease of cattle and continues to be an intensely studied topic. However, literature summarizing the time between pathogen exposure and clinical signs, shedding, and seroconversion is minimal. A structured literature review of the...

Author(s)
Grissett, G. P.; White, B. J.; Larson, R. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 3, pp 770-780
Abstract

Background: There is a widely recognised lack of baseline epidemiological data on the dynamics and impacts of infectious cattle diseases in east Africa. The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project is an epidemiological study of cattle health in western Kenya with the aim of...

Author(s)
Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Thumbi, S. M.; Poole, E. J.; Kiara, H.; Auguet, O. T.; Handel, I. G.; Jennings, A.; Conradie, I.; Mbole-Kariuki, M. N.; Toye, P. G.; Hanotte, O.; Coetzer, J.; Woolhouse, M. E. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 171, pp (30 August 2013)
Abstract

Bluetongue is an infectious disease caused by bluetongue virus (BTV), which affects sheep, goat, cattle and certain wild ruminants. However severe clinical signs are usually seen with significant mortality in sheep than cattle and goat. To date, comparative studies on innate immune responses of...

Author(s)
Dhanasekaran, S.; Vignesh, A. R.; Raj, G. D.; Reddy, Y. K. M.; Raja, A.; Tirumurugaan, K. G.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2013, 37, 4, pp 319-327
Abstract

Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF), caused by ovine herpesvirus 2 (OvHV-2), is an important cause of mortality in ranched American bison and domestic cattle in North America. Previous studies showed that bison can be infected by intranasal nebulization with sheep nasal secretions containing OvHV-2 and ...

Author(s)
Gailbreath, K. L.; O'Toole, D.; Taus, N. S.; Knowles, D. P.; Oaks, J. L.; Li, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2010, 143, 2/4, pp 389-393

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