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Browsing Research Results (AFS) / Résultats de recherche (ASA) by Project Number "108165"

Browsing Research Results (AFS) / Résultats de recherche (ASA) by Project Number "108165"

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  • Unknown author (2016)
    Implications of African swine fever virus (ASFV) for food security in Africa are significant. ASFV remains an imposing and enormous risk to animal health and food security globally. The key challenges to developing a safe ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Human African Trypanosomosis (HAT) or sleeping sickness affects people and animals [Animal African Trypanosomosis (AAT) or Nagana] and occurs in 37 sub-Saharan countries covering more than 9 million km2. The infection ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Anthrax is a peracute, acute or subacute, highly contagious disease of domestic and wild animals and humans, caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. Between outbreaks, the anthrax bacterium survives in the environment ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Avian influenza (AI) belongs to a highly mutable, reportable group of Type A influenza viruses, some of which are zoonotic. The paper highlights gaps in relation to vaccine development and sustainable field implementation ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Bluetongue (BT) is an infectious, non-contagious, vector-borne viral epizootic disease that affects domestic and wild ruminants. For target countries of the Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF), the economic and socio ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Bovine Anaplasmosis (BA) is caused by Anaplasma marginale parasite. BA affects cattle and water buffalo in Asia. Several wild ungulate species are also affected and play an important role in the disease epidemiology. ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Bovine babesiosis is a tick-borne disease predominantly observed in adult cattle. Without treatment, mortality rates are very high (30% for Babesia bigemina, 70-80% for B. bovis). Tick control, together with drug treatment, ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a chronic bacterial disease of animals and humans caused by Mycobacterium bovis. In many countries it is a major infectious disease of cattle, other domesticated animals, and certain wildlife ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Brucellosis is mainly transmitted to humans from cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and camels through direct contact with blood, placenta, foetuses or uterine secretions, or through consumption of contaminated raw animal products. ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Classical swine fever virus (CSFV) affects domesticated pigs and wild boars with variable symptoms according to the virus strain, exposure history and host genetics. CSFV is reported in Europe, Central and South America, ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Vaccines for the prevention of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) are very useful but not easily available. Different countries adopt different control measures. For example, Tanzania and Uganda allow treatment, ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    The monograph focuses on T. parva and ECF which cause tropical theileriosis. East coast fever (ECF) is considered to be the most economically devastating tick-borne disease of cattle in Africa due to mortality, morbidity ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    The paper provides detailed information on the incidence, prevalence, and prevention of cystic echinococcosis (CE) also called hydatidosis or hydatid disease, a zoonotic disease caused by various species of cestode parasites. ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is the most contagious disease of mammals and causes severe economic losses in susceptible cloven-hoofed animals. Although a disease of low mortality, the global impact of FMD is colossal due ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Heartwater or cowdriosis is specific to cattle, sheep, goats and some wild ruminants, and is prevalent in much of Africa and the Caribbean. Heartwater is considered by some groups as the second most economically important ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Most of the time vaccines for hemorrhagic septicemia (HS) do not match circulating strains of the virus, due to limited or lack of diagnostic and typing capacity, or do not include key components like leukotoxins. Cattle ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    New interest in lumpy skin disease (LSD) is due to the risk the disease is posing for Europe. Traditionally restricted to sub-Saharan Africa, it has spread to most African countries, the Middle East and some European ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is considered the most significant cause of poultry losses globally, with greatest economic impact in terms of lost livestock in South Asia and Viet Nam (2006-2009). Vaccination remains an ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an acute contagious viral disease of sheep and goats with a few reports of disease outbreak in camels. The standard disease control measures of : quarantine, movement control, sanitary ...
  • Unknown author (2016)
    Cysticercosis is a disease of farmed and wild animals which is caused by the larval stages (metacestodes) of cestodes of the family Taeniidae (tapeworms), the adult stages of which occur in the intestine of humans, dogs ...