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Risk of introduction of lumpy skin disease in France by the import of vectors in animal trucks
(Plos One, 2018-06-11)
The lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) is a dsDNA virus belonging to the Poxviridae family and the Capripoxvirus genus. Lumpy skin diseases (LSD) is a highly contagious transboundary disease in cattle producing major economic ...
Understanding the legal trade of cattle and camels and the derived risk of Rift Valley Fever introduction into and transmission within Egypt
(PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018-01-19)
Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a mosquito-borne zoonosis, which may cause significant losses for the livestock sector and have serious public health implications. Egypt has been repeatedly affected by RVF epidemics, mainly ...
Risk factors for new bovine brucellosis infections in Colombian herds
(BMC Veterinary Research, 2019-03-07)
Background Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that causes substantial economic losses and has a strong impact on public health. The main objective of this paper is to determine the risk factors for new infections ...
A simple method to estimate the number of doses to include in a bank of vaccines. The case of Lumpy Skin Disease in France
(PLoS ONE, 2019-01-25)
A simple method to estimate the size of the vaccine bank needed to control an epidemic of an exotic infectious disease in case of introduction into a country is presented. The method was applied to the case of a Lumpy Skin ...
Myxomatosis and rabbit Haemorrhagic disease: A 30-year study of the occurrence on commercial farms in Spain
In this retrospective study, we describe the relative occurrence of clinical myxomatosis, and rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), on 1714 commercial farms visited in Spain, between 1988 and 2018. We determined the annual ...