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Abstract

Control of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Uganda by ring vaccination largely depends on costly trivalent vaccines, and use of monovalent vaccines could improve the cost effectiveness. This, however, requires application of highly specific diagnostic tests. This study investigated outbreaks of FMD...

Author(s)
Namatovu, A.; Belsham, G. J.; Ayebazibwe, C.; Dhikusooka, M. T.; Wekesa, S. N.; Siegismund, H. R.; Muwanika, V. B.; Tjørnehøj, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2015, 62, 5, pp 522-534
Abstract

To investigate the foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) serotypes circulating in Uganda's cattle population, both serological and virological analyses of samples from outbreaks that occurred during 2012-2013 were performed. Altogether, 79 sera and 60 oropharyngeal fluid (OP)/tissue/oral swab samples ...

Author(s)
Namatovu, A.; Tjørnehøj, K.; Belsham, G. J.; Dhikusooka, M. T.; Wekesa, S. N.; Muwanika, V. B.; Siegismund, H. R.; Ayebazibwe, C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 2, pp e0114811