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There is increasing evidence that induction of local immune responses is a key component of effective vaccines

22 May 2018
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Datasheet Type(s): Livestock Species


Eastern equine encephalitis is caused by a member of the genus Alphavirus of the family Togaviridae. The disease was first recorded in the USA,...

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Swine influenza (SI) is an acute viral respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae. Influenza A...

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Editor's note: this datasheet is being reviewed and updated.  Influenza A viruses are enveloped, single-stranded RNA viruses. The two most...


Antonie van Leeuwenhoek first described Giardia in 1681. Many names have been proposed for the genus such as Cercomonas (C.intestinalis) (Lambl,...

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Feral pigs are domestic pigs which have been allowed to run wild (Whittemore, 1998). Feral pigs have established through unrestrained domestic pigs...


Eperythrozoonosis is a sub-acute or chronic disease of pigs. The name 'eperythrozoon' is derived from the Greek prefix epi- meaning on; the Greek...


Viral infections are a major burden to human and animal health. Immune response against viruses consists of innate and adaptive immunity which are both critical for the eradication of the viral infection. The innate immune system is the first line of defense against viral infections. Proper innate...

Nyman, T. A.; Matikainen, S.
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Journal of Proteomics, 2018, 180, pp 99-107

An H1N1 subtype influenza A virus with all eight gene segments derived from wild birds (including mallards), ducks and chickens, caused severe disease outbreaks in swine populations in Europe beginning in 1979 and successfully adapted to form the European avian-like swine (EA-swine) influenza...

Joseph, U.; Vijaykrishna, D.; Smith, G. J. D.; Su, Y. C. F.
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Evolutionary Applications, 2018, 11, 4, pp 534-546

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