Scientific Articles of Note Q2 2015



African Horse Sickness

A spatiotemporal model to assess the introduction risk of African horse sickness by import of animals and vectors in France, BMC Veterinary Research, 11 ( 1 )  art. no. 127, Faverjon, C., Leblond, A., Hendrikx, P., Balenghien, T., de Vos, Fischer, E.A.J., de Koeijer, A.A., 2015.

Circadian activity of Culicoides oxystoma (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), potential vector of bluetongue and African horse sickness viruses in the Niayes area, Senegal, Parasitology Research, Article in Press, Fall, M., Fall, A.G., Seck, M.T., Bouyer, J., Diarra, M., Balenghien, T., Garros, C., Bakhoum, M.T., Faye, O., Baldet, T., Gimonneau, G., 2015.

Orbivirus detection from Culicoides collected on African horse sickness outbreaks in Namibia, Veterinaria Italiana, 51 ( 1 ) pp. 17 – 23, Goffredo, M., Savini, G., Quaglia, M., Molini, U., Federici, V., Catalani, M., Portanti, O., Marini, V., Florentius, M.A., Pini, A., Scacchia, M., 2015.

African Swine Fever

African swine fever in the Krasnodar Region, Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 18 ( 2 ) pp. 148 – 158, Prutsakov, S.V., Kruzhnov, N.N., Bolotsky, I.A., Sementsov, V.I., 2015.

A longitudinal survey of African swine fever in Uganda reveals high apparent disease incidence rates in domestic pigs, but absence of detectable persistent virus infections in blood and serum, BMC Veterinary Research, Article in Press, Muhangi, D., Masembe, C., Emanuelson, U., Boqvist, S., Mayega, L., Ademun, R.O., Bishop, R.P., Ocaido, M., Berg, M., Ståhl, K., 2015.

Assessing the risk of african swine fever introduction into the european union by wild boar, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 3 ) pp. 272 – 279, De la Torre, A., Bosch, J., Iglesias, I., Muñoz, M.J., Mur, L., Martínez-López, B., Martínez, M., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., 2015.

Course and transmission characteristics of oral low-dose infection of domestic pigs and European wild boar with a Caucasian African swine fever virus isolate, Archives of Virology, 160 ( 7 ) pp. 1657 – 1667, Pietschmann, J., Guinat, C., Beer, M., Pronin, V., Tauscher, K., Petrov, A., Keil, G., Blome, S., 2015.

Early Detection of Infection in Pigs through an Online Monitoring System, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Martínez-Avilés, M., Fernández-Carrión, E., López García-Baones, J.M., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., 2015.

Experimental pig-to-pig transmission dynamics for African swine fever virus, Georgia 2007/1 strain, Epidemiology and Infection, Article in Press, Guinat, C., Gubbins, S., Vergne, T., Gonzales, J.L., Dixon, L., Pfeiffer, D.U., 2015.

Exposure of extensively farmed wild boars (Sus scrofa scrofa) to selected pig pathogens in Greece, Veterinary Quarterly, 35 ( 2 ) pp. 97 – 101, Marinou, K.A., Papatsiros, V.G., Gkotsopoulos, E.K., Odatzoglou, P.K., Athanasiou, L.V., 2015.

Evaluation of the risk factors contributing to the African Swine Fever occurrence in Sardinia, Italy, Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 ( MAR )  art. no. 314, Martínez-López, B., Perez, A.M., Feliziani, F., Rolesu, S., Mur, L., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., 2015.

Results of serological and molecular analysis of african and classical swine fever in the population of wild boars in Ukraine, Bulletin of the Veterinary Institute in Pulawy , 59 ( 1 ) pp. 9 – 17, Nevolko, O.M., Sytiuk, M.P., Nychyk, S.A., Hudz, N.V., 2015.

Spatial multi-criteria decision analysis to predict suitability for African swine fever endemicity in Africa, BMC Veterinary Research, 10 ( 1 )  art. no. 9, De Glanville, W.A., Vial, L., Costard, S., Wieland, B., Pfeiffer, D.U., 2014.


A one-year follow-up of antibody response in cattle and sheep after vaccination with serotype 8- and serotype 1-inactivated BT vaccines, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 61 ( 5 ) pp. 473 – 476, Zanella, G., Bréard, E., Sailleau, C., Zientara, S., Viarouge, C., Durand, B., 2014.

Bluetongue Virus in wild ruminants in Europe: Concerns and facts, with a brief reference to bluetongue in cervids in Greece during the 2014 outbreak, Small Ruminant Research,  Article in Press, Chatzopoulos, D.C., Valiakos, G., Giannakopoulos, A., Birtsas, P., Sokos, C., Vasileiou, N.G.C., Papaspyropoulos, K., Tsokana, C.N., Spyrou, V., Fthenakis, G.C., Billinis, C., 2015.

Comparative analysis of cellular immune responses and cytokine levels in sheep experimentally infected with bluetongue virus serotype 1 and 8, Veterinary Microbiology, 177 ( 1-2 ) pp. 95 - 105, Sánchez-Cordón, P.J., Pérez de Diego, A.C., Gómez-Villamandos, J.C., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., Pleguezuelos, F.J., Garfia, B., del Carmen, P., Pedrera, M., 2015.

Cost and sensitivity of on-farm versus slaughterhouse surveys for prevalence estimation and substantiating freedom from disease, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 ( 1 ) pp. 51 – 61, Schärrer, S., Schwermer, H., Presi, P., Lindberg, A., Zinsstag, J., Reist, M., 2015.

Economic comparison of the monitoring programmes for bluetongue vectors in Austria and Switzerland, Veterinary Record, 176 ( 18 ) p. 464, Pinior, B., Brugger, K., Köfer, J., Schwermer, H., Stockreiter, S., Loitsch, A., Rubel, F., 2015.

Economic impact of the Bluetongue disease in Romanian livestock sector, Competitive Economies: 2020 Vision Strategic Planning and Smart Implementation, pp. 651 – 659, Stanciu, S., Sarbu, R., 2014.

Effect of climate change on vector-borne disease risk in the UK, The Lancet Infectious Diseases,  Article in Press, Medlock, J.M., Leach, S.A., 2015.

Erratum: Correction: Worldwide niche and future potential distribution of culicoides imicola, a major vector of bluetongue and african horse sickness viruses (The PLOS ONE Staff (2015) 10:3 (e0119323)), PLoS ONE, 10 ( 3 ) art. no. e0119323, 2015.

Modelling the dynamics of bluetongue disease and the effect of seasonality, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 76 ( 8 ) pp. 1981 – 2009, O'Farrell, H., Gourley, S.A., 2014.

Seroprevalence of Bluetongue virus in domestic yaks (Bos grunniens) in Tibetan regions of China based on circulating antibodies, Tropical Animal Health and Production, Article in Press, Li, J., Li, K., Shahzad, M., Han, Z., Nabi, F., Gao, J., Han, J., 2015.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Analysis of recent serotype O foot-and-mouth disease viruses from livestock in kenya: Evidence of four independently evolving lineages, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 3 ) pp. 328 – 331, Wekesa, S.N., Muwanika, V.B., Siegismund, H.R., Sangula, A.K., Namatovu, A., Dhikusooka, M.T., Tjørnehøj, K., Balinda, S.N., Wadsworth, J., Knowles, N.J., Belsham, G.J., 2015.

Clinical and virological dynamics of a serotype O 2010 South East Asia lineage foot-and-mouth disease virus in sheep using natural and simulated natural inoculation and exposure systems, Veterinary Microbiology,  Article in Press, Stenfeldt, C., Pacheco, J.M., Singanallur, N.B., Ferreira, H.C.D.C., Vosloo, W., Rodriguez, L.L., Arzt, J., 2015.

Emergence and distribution of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype A and O in Bangladesh, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 3 ) pp. 328 – 331, Nandi, S.P., Rahman, M.Z., Momtaz, S., Sultana, M., Hossain, M.A., 2015.

Epidemiology of the foot-and-mouth disease serotype O epidemic of November 2010 to April 2011 in the Republic of Korea, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 3 ) pp. 252 – 263, Yoon, H., Yoon, S.-S., Kim, Y.-J., Moon, O.-K., Wee, S.-H., Joo, Y.-S., Kim, B., 2015.

Evolutionary dynamics of foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/Ind2001 lineage, Veterinary Microbiology, 178 ( 3-4 ) pp. 181 – 189, Subramaniam, S., Mohapatra, J.K., Sharma, G.K., Biswal, J.K., Ranjan, R., Rout, M., Das, B., Dash, B.B., Sanyal, A., Pattnaik, B., 2015.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Red Deer - Experimental Infection and Test Methods Performance, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Kittelberger, R., Nfon, C., Swekla, K., Zhang, Z., Hole, K., Bittner, H., Salo, T., Goolia, M., Embury-Hyatt, C., Bueno, R., Hannah, M., Swainsbury, R., O'Sullivan, C., Spence, R., Clough, R., Mcfadden, A., Rawdon, T., Alexandersen, S., 2015.

Foot and mouth disease risk assessment in Mongolia-Local expertise to support national policy, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 ( 1 ) pp. 115 – 123, Wieland, B., Batsukh, B., Enktuvshin, S., Odontsetseg, N., Schuppers, M., 2015.

Impact of foot-and-mouth disease on mastitis and culling on a large-scale dairy farm in Kenya, Veterinary Research, 46 ( 1 )  art. no. 41, Lyons, N.A., Alexander, N., Stärk, K.D.C., Dulu, T.D., Rushton, J., Fine, P.E, 2015.

Intra-serotype SAT2 chimeric foot-and-mouth disease vaccine protects cattle against FMDV challenge, Vaccine,  Article in Press, Maree, F.F., Nsamba, P., Mutowembwa, P., Rotherham, L.S., Esterhuysen, J., Scott, K., 2014.

No significant differences in the breadth of the foot-and-mouth disease serotype A vaccine induced antibody responses in cattle, using different adjuvants, mixed antigens and different routes of administration, Vaccine, 32 ( 41 ) pp. 5330 – 5336, Dekker, A., 2014.

Occurrence of Foot and Mouth Disease serotypes in trade cattle sold in Kwara state, Nigeria, Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 11 ( 1 )  pp. 14 – 19, Olabode, H.O.K., Kazeem, H.M., Raji, M.A., Ibrahim, N.D.G., 2015.

Quantification of transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus caused by an environment contaminated with secretions and excretions from infected calves, Veterinary Research, 46 ( 1 )  art. no. 43, Bravo De Rueda, C., De Jong, M.C., Eblé, P.L., Dekker, A., 2015.

Review of the Global Distribution of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus from 2007 to 2014, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Brito, B.P., Rodriguez, L.L., Hammond, J.M., Pinto, J., Perez, A.M., 2015.

Risk factors for infection with foot-and-mouth disease virus in a cattle population vaccinated with a non-purified vaccine in Iran, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 119 ( 3-4 ) pp. 114 – 122, Emami, J., Rasouli, N., McLaws, M., Bartels, C.J.M., 2015.

Risk factors for foot and mouth disease outbreaks in grazing beef cattle herds, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 ( 2 ) pp. 236 – 240, Elnekave, E., Zamir, L., Hamd, F., Even Tov, B., Klement, E., 2015.

Seroprevalence of foot-and-mouth disease in the southern provinces of Cambodia, Tropical Animal Health and Production, 47 ( 3 ) pp. 541 – 547, Tum, S., Robertson, I.D., Edwards, J., Abila, R., Morzaria, S., 2015.

Stabilizing effects of excipients on dissociation of intact (146S) foot-and-mouth disease virions into 12S particles during storage as oil-emulsion vaccine, Vaccine,  Article in Press, Harmsen, M.M., Fijten, H.P.D., Westra, D.F., Dekker, A., 2014.

The longevity of anti NSP antibodies and the sensitivity of a 3ABC ELISA - A 3-year follow up of repeatedly vaccinated dairy cattle infected by foot and mouth disease virus, Veterinary Microbiology, 178 ( 1-2 ) pp. 14 – 18, Elnekave, E., Shilo, H., Gelman, B., Klement, E., 2015.


Effect of climate change on vector-borne disease risk in the UK, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Article in Press, Medlock, J.M., Leach, S.A., 2015.

Mapping of major diseases and devising prevention and control regimen to common diseases in cattle and shoats in Dassenech district of South Omo Zone, South-Western Ethiopia, Tropical Animal Health and Production, 47 ( 1 ) pp. 45 – 51, Molla, B., Delil, F., 2014.

One health and food safety, Confronting Emerging Zoonoses: The One Health Paradigm, 9784431551201 pp. 213 – 232, Wielinga, P.R., Schlundt, J., 2014.

One health: From concept to practice, Confronting Emerging Zoonoses: The One Health Paradigm, 9784431551201 pp. 163 – 189, Mackenzie, J.S., McKinnon, M., Jeggo, M., 2014.

The neglected zoonoses-the case for integrated control and advocacy, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 433 – 443, Welburn, S.C., Beange, I., Ducrotoy, M.J., Okello, A.L., 2015.

Use of a modified Delphi panel to identify and weight criteria for prioritization of zoonotic diseases in Switzerland, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Article in Press,Stebler, N., Schuepbach-Regula, G., Braam, P., Falzon, L.C., 2015.


A returning migrant worker with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus infection in Guizhou, China: A case report, Journal of Medical Case Reports, Article in Press,Wang, D., Tang, G., Huang, Y., Yu, C., Li, S., Zhuang, L., Fu, L., Wang, S., Li, N., Li, X., Yang, L., Lan, Y., Bai, T., Shu, Y., 2015.

A social–ecological approach to landscape epidemiology: geographic variation and avian influenza, Landscape Ecology, 30 ( 6 ) pp. 963 – 985, Cumming, G.S., Abolnik, C., Caron, A., Gaidet, N., Grewar, J., Hellard, E., Henry, D.A.W., Reynolds, C., 2015.

Amino acid substitutions in the neuraminidase protein of an H9N2 avian influenza virus affect its airborne transmission in chickens, Veterinary Research,  46 ( 1 ) art. no. 44, Lv, J., Wei, L., Yang, Y., Wang, B., Liang, W., Gao, Y., Xia, X., Gao, L., Cai, Y., Hou, P., Yang, H., Wang, A., Huang, R., Gao, J., Chai, T., 2015.

An H5N1-based matrix protein 2 ectodomain tetrameric peptide vaccine provides cross-protection against lethal infection with H7N9 influenza virus, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 4  art. no. e22, Leung, H.-C., Chan, C.C.-S., Poon, V.K.-M., Zhao, H.-J., Cheung, C.-Y., Ng, F., Huang, J.-D., Zheng, B.-J., 2015.

An internet-based epidemiological investigation of the outbreak of H7N9 Avian influenza A in China since early 2013, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16 ( 9 ) art. no. e221, Mao, C., Wu, X.-Y., Fu, X.-H., Di, M.-Y., Yu, Y.-Y., Yuan, J.-Q., Yang, Z.-Y., Tang, J.-L., 2014.

An overview of the characteristics of the novel avian influenza A H7N9 virus in humans, Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 ( MAR ) art. no. 140, Tan, K.-X., Jacob, S.A., Chan, K.-G., Lee, L.-H., 2015.

Anthropogenic factors and societal response to challenges in the transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1), Annals of GIS, 21 ( 2 ) pp. 149 – 156, Tian, H., Xu, B., 2015.

Antibody response and risk factors for seropositivity in backyard poultry following mass vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza and Newcastle disease in Indonesia, Epidemiology and Infection, 143 ( 8 ) pp. 1632 – 1642, McLaws, M., Priyono, W., Bett, B., Al-Qamar, S., Claassen, I., Widiastuti, T., Poole, J., Schoonman, L., Jost, C., Mariner, J., 2015.

Avian influenza surveillance in Central and West Africa, 2010-2014, Epidemiology and Infection, 143 ( 10 ) pp. 2205 – 2212, Fuller, T.L., Ducatez, M.F., Njabo, K.Y., Couacy-Hymann, E., Chasar, A., Aplogan, G.L., Lao, S., Awoume, F., Téhou, A., Langeois, Q., Krauss, S., Smith, T.B., 2015 .

Avian influenza A(H10N7) virus involvement in mass mortality of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Sweden, March through October 2014, Euro surveillance: bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 19 ( 46 ), Zohari, S., Neimanis, A., Härkönen, T., Moraeus, C., Valarcher, J.F., 2014.

Case-control study of risk factors for human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in Shanghai, China, 2013, Epidemiology and Infection, 143 ( 9 ) pp. 1826 – 1832, Li, J., Chen, J., Yang, G., Zheng, Y.X., Mao, S.H., Zhu, W.P., Yu, X.L., Gao, Y., Pan, Q.C., Yuan, Z.A., 2015.

Changing risk awareness and personal protection measures for low to high pathogenic avian influenza in live-poultry markets in Taiwan, 2007 to 2012, BMC Infectious Diseases, Article in Press,Liu, M.-D., Chan, T.-C., Wan, C.-H., Lin, H.-P., Tung, T.-H., Hu, F.-C., King, C.-C., 2015

Characterization of an H5N8 influenza A virus isolated from chickens during an outbreak of severe avian influenza in Japan in April 2014, Archives of Virology,  Article in Press, Kanehira, K., Uchida, Y., Takemae, N., Hikono, H., Tsunekuni, R., Saito, T., 2015.

Climate change suggests a shift of H5N1 risk in migratory birds, Ecological Modelling, 306 pp. 6 – 15, Tian, H., Zhou, S., Dong, L., Van Boeckel, T.P., Pei, Y., Wu, Q., Yuan, W., Guo, Y., Huang, S., Chen, W., Lu, X., Liu, Z., Bai, Y., Yue, T., Grenfell, B., Xu, B., 2015.

Detection prevalence of H5N1 avian influenza virus among stray cats in eastern China, Journal of Medical Virology, 87 ( 8 ) pp. 1436 – 1440, Zhao, F.-R., Zhou, D.-H., Zhang, Y.-G., Shao, J.-J., Lin, T., Li, Y.-F., Wei, P., Chang, H.-Y., 2015.

Ecological and evolutionary approaches are essential to understand better the epidemics of avian influenza, Medecine/Sciences, 31 ( 4 ) pp. 372 – 373, Cazelles, B., Tian, H., Roche, B., 2015.

Emerging influenza viruses and the prospect of a universal influenza virus vaccine, Biotechnology Journal, 10 ( 5 ) pp. 690 – 701, Krammer, F., 2015.

Epidemiology of human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in the two waves before and after October 2013 in Zhejiang province, China, Epidemiology and Infection, 143 ( 9 ) pp. 1839 – 1845, Wang, X.Y., Chai, C.L., Li, F.D., He, F., Yu, Z., Wang, X.X., Shang, X.P., Liu, S.L., Lin, J., 2015.

Extended full-genome phylogenetic analysis of the first human A/H5N1 avian influenza case in North America, Infection, Genetics and Evolution32 pp. 327 – 329, Lee, H.K., Tang, J.W., 2015.

Extended transmission of two H5/H7 low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens, Epidemiology and Infection , 143 ( 4 ) pp. 781 – 790, Claes, G., Lambrecht, B., Dewulf, J., van den Berg, T., Marché, S., 2015.

Evaluation of the transmission potential and infectivity of H9N2 avian influenza virus in dogs fed infected chicken carcasses, Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 17 ( 3 ) pp. 223 – 230, Panahi, S., Mosleh, N., Abbaszadeh Hasiri, M., 2015.

Evolutionary trajectories of two distinct avian influenza epidemics: Parallelisms and divergences, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Article in Press, Fusaro, A., Tassoni, L., Hughes, J., Milani, A., Salviato, A., Schivo, A., Murcia, P.R., Bonfanti, L., Cattoli, G., Monne, I., 2015.

Full-genome sequence of influenza A(H5N8) virus in poultry linked to sequences of strains from Asia, the Netherlands, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 886 – 890, Bouwstra, R., Heutink, R., Bossers, A., Harders, F., Koch, G., Elbers, A., 2015.

Genesis of avian influenza H9N2 in Bangladesh, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 3 ( 12 ) art. no. e88, Shanmuganatham, K., Feeroz, M.M., Jones-Engel, L., Walker, D., Alam, S.M.R., Hasan, M.K., McKenzie, P., Krauss, S., Webby, R.J., Webster, R.G., 2014.

Genetic and antigenic characterization of H5 and H7 influenza viruses isolated from migratory water birds in Hokkaido, Japan and Mongolia from 2010 to 2014, Virus Genes, Article in Press, Hiono, T., Ohkawara, A., Ogasawara, K., Okamatsu, M., Tamura, T., Chu, D.-H., Suzuki, M., Kuribayashi, S., Shichinohe, S., Takada, A., Ogawa, H., Yoshida, R., Miyamoto, H., Nao, N., Furuyama, W., Maruyama, J., Eguchi, N., Ulziibat, G., Enkhbold, B., Shatar, M., Jargalsaikhan, T., Byambadorj, S., Damdinjav, B., Sakoda, Y., Kida, H., 2015.

Genetic characterization of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8) virus from domestic ducks, England, November 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases,  21 ( 5 ) pp. 879 – 882, Hanna, A., Banks, J., Marston, D.A., Ellis, R.J., Brookes, S.M., Brown, I.H. , 2015.

Global avian influenza surveillance in wild birds: A strategy to capture viral diversity, Emerging Infectious Diseases,  21 ( 4 ) 7 p, Machalaba, C.C., Elwood, S.E., Forcella, S., Smith, K.M., Hamilton, K., Jebara, K.B., Swayne, D.E., Webby, R.J., Mumford, E., Mazet, J.A.K., Gaidet, N., Daszak, P., Karesh, W.B., 2015.

H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza in the Republic of Korea: Epidemiology during the first wave, from January through July 2014, Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives, 6 ( 2 ) pp. 106 – 111, Yoon, H., Moon, O.-K., Jeong, W., Choi, J., Kang, Y.-M., Ahn, H.-Y., Kim, J.-H., Yoo, D.-S., Kwon, Y.-J., Chang, W.-S., Kim, M.-S., Kim, D.-S., Kim, Y.-S., Joo, Y.-S., 2015.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in poultry, Nigeria, 2015, Emerging Infectious Diseases,  21 ( 7 ) pp. 1275 – 1277, Monne, I., Meseko, C., Joannis, T., Shittu, I., Ahmed, M., Tassoni, L., Fusaro, A., Cattoli, G., 2015.

Human infection with an avian influenza A (H9N2) virus in the middle region of China, Journal of Medical Virology, Article in Press, Huang, Y., Li, X., Zhang, H., Chen, B., Jiang, Y., Yang, L., Zhu, W., Hu, S., Zhou, S., Tang, Y., Xiang, X., Li, F., Li, W., Gao, L., 2015.

Immune responses of wild birds to emerging infectious diseases, Parasite Immunology, 37 ( 5 ) pp. 242 – 254, Staley, M., Bonneaud, C., 2015.

Influenza A(H5N8) virus similar to strain in Korea causing highly pathogenic avian influenza in Germany, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 860 – 863, Harder, T., Maurer-Stroh, S., Pohlmann, A., Starick, E., Höreth-Böntgen, D., Albrecht, K., Pannwitz, G., Teifke, J., Gunalan, V., Lee, R.T.C., Sauter-Louis, C., Homeier, T., Staubach, C., Wolf, C., Strebelow, G., Höper, D., Grund, C., Conraths, F.J., Mettenleiter, T.C., Beer, M., 2015.

Intercontinental spread of Asian-origin H5N8 to North America through Beringia by migratory birds, Journal of Virology, 89 ( 12 ) pp. 6521 – 6524, Lee, D.-H., Torchetti, M.K., Winker, K., Ip, H.S., Song, C.-S., Swayne, D.E., 2015.

Investigating geographical spread of the human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus by online knowledge analysis of the live bird trade with a distributed focused crawler, Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi,  35 ( 3 ) pp. 228 – 230, Lu, S., Chen, C., Yu, W., Wang, H., Du, P., Kan, B., Xu, J., 2014.

Isolation and genetic characterization of avian influenza virus H4N6 from ducks in China, Archives of Virology, 160 ( 1 ) pp. 55 – 59, Yuan, X.-Y., Wang, Y.-L., Yu, K.-X., Zhang, Y.-X., Xu, H.-Y., Yang, J.-X., Li, F., Song, M.-X., 2015.

Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A (H1N1) virus strain with an H274Y mutation in neuraminidase persists without drug pressure in infected mallards, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81 ( 7 ) pp. 2378 – 2383, Gillman, A., Muradrasoli, S., Söderström, H., Holmberg, F., Latorre-Margalef, N., Tolf, C., Waldenström, J., Gunnarsson, G., Olsen, B., Järhult, J.D., 2015.

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) relating to avian influenza (H10N8) among farmers' markets workers in Nanchang, China, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 5 )  art. no. e0127120, Chen, S., Li, Z., Hu, M., Guo, S., Wu, J., Wang, B., Hu, W., Sun, Y., Li, H., Liu, M., Moore, J.B., Chen, H., 2015.

Molecular characterization of H9N2 avian influenza viruses isolated from vaccinated broiler chickens in northeast Iran, Tropical Animal Health and Production, Article in Press, Bahari, P., Pourbakhsh, S.A., Shoushtari, H., Bahmaninejad, M.A., 2015.

Novel avian-origin influenza A (H7N9) in critically ill patients in China*, Critical care medicine, 43 ( 2 ) pp. 339 – 345, Yang, Y., Guo, F., Zhao, W., Gu, Q., Huang, M., Cao, Q., Shi, Y., Li, J., Chen, J., Yan, J., Jin, Z., Wang, X., Deng, Y., Sun, L., Cai, H., Huang, J., Zheng, Y., Li, W., Liu, A., Chen, B., Zhou, M., Qiu, H., Slutsky, A.S., 2015.

Novel Eurasian highly pathogenic avian influenza a(H5) viruses in wild birds, Washington, USA, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 886 – 890, Ip, H.S., Torchetti, M.K., Crespo, R., Kohrs, P., Debruyn, P., Mansfield, K.G., Baszler, T., Badcoe, L., Bodenstein, B., Shearn-Bochsler, V., Killian, M.L., Pedersen, J.C., Hines, N., Gidlewski, T., Deliberto, T., Sleeman, J.M., 2015.

Pathogenicity of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 in naturally infected poultry in Egypt, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 5 )  art. no. e012006, Hagag, I.T., Mansour, S.M.G., Zhang, Z., Ali, A.A.H., Ismaiel, E.-B.M., Salama, A.A., Cardona, C.J., Collins, J., Xing, Z., 2015.

Pathologic changes in wild birds infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) viruses, South Korea, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 775 – 780, Kim, H.-R., Kwon, Y.-K., Jang, I., Lee, Y.-J., Kang, H.-M., Lee, E.-K., Song, B.-M., Lee, H.-S., Joo, Y.-S., Lee, K.-H., Lee, H.-K., Baek, K.-H., Bae, Y.-C., 2015.

Phylogenetically distinct equine influenza viruses show different tropism for the swine respiratory tract, Journal of General Virology, 96 ( 5 ) pp. 969 – 974, Patrono, L.V., Bonfante, F., Zanardello, C., Terregino, C., Capua, I., Murcia, P.R., 2015.

Prognosis and survival of 128 patients with severe avian influenza A(H7N9) infection in Zhejiang province, China, Epidemiology and Infection, 143 ( 9 ) pp. 1833 – 1838, Xiao, Y.Y., Cai, J., Wang, X.Y., Li, F.D., Shang, X.P., Wang, X.X., Lin, J.F., He, F., 2015.

Rapid emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza subtypes from a subtype H5N1 hemagglutinin variant, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 5 ) pp. 842 – 846, De Vries, E., Guo, H., Dai, M., Rottier, P.J.M., Van Kuppeveld, F.J.M., De Haan, C.A.M., 2015.

Retraction: Risks of avian influenza (H5) in duck farms in the Ayeyarwaddy Delta Region, Myanmar, Zoonoses and Public Health, 61 ( 3 ) p. 227, 2015.

Sparse serological evidence of H5N1 avian influenza virus infections in domestic cats, northeastern China, Microbial Pathogenesis, 82 pp. 27 – 30, Sun, L., Zhou, P., He, S., Luo, Y., Jia, K., Fu, C., Sun, Y., He, H., Tu, L., Ning, Z., Yuan, Z., Wang, H., Li, S., Yuan, L., 2015.

Spread and persistence of influenza A viruses in waterfowl hosts in the North American Mississippi migratory flyway, Journal of Virology, 89 ( 10 ) pp. 5371 – 5381, Fries, A.C., Nolting, J.M., Bowman, A.S., Lin, X., Halpin, R.A., Wester, E., Fedorova, N., Stockwell, T.B., Das, S.R., Dugan, V.G., Wentworth, D.E., Lisle Gibbs, H., Slemons, R.D., 2015.

Structure and receptor binding preferences of recombinant hemagglutinins from avian and human H6 and H10 influenza A virus subtypes, Journal of Virology, 89 ( 8 ) pp. 4612 – 4623, Yang, H., Carney, P.J., Chang, J.C., Villanueva, J.M., Stevens, J., 2015.

Surveillance for low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in live-bird markets in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, 5 ( 5 ) pp. 369 – 373, Aiki-Raji, C.O., Adebiyi, A.I., Agbajelola, V.I., Adetunji, S.A., Lameed, Q., Adesina, M., Adekanye, G., Omidokun, F., Fagbohun, O., Oluwayelu, D.O., 2015.

Swine flu: Prevention to pandemic, Indian Journal of Community Health, 27 ( 1 ) pp. 1 – 2, Padda, P., 2015.

The diversity of avian influenza virus subtypes in live poultry markets before and during the second wave of A(H7N9) infections in Hangzhou, China, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 4 ( 2 )  art. no. e14, Li, J., Yu, X., Pu, X., Yang, X., Kou, Y., Zhou, Y., Qian, X., Xie, L., Pan, J., Zhang, C., Zhu, R., Yang, Y., Chi, Y., Yin, J., Tang, X., Yu, L., Zhang, C., Huang, Z., Zhou, D., 2015.

The Lao experience in deploying influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 vaccine: Lessons made relevant in preparing for present day pandemic threats, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 4 ) art. no. e0121717, Xeuatvongsa, A., Mirza, S., Winter, C., Feldon, K., Vongphrachanh, P., Phonekeo, D., Denny, J., Khanthamaly, V., Kounnavong, B., Lylianou, D., Phousavath, S., Norasingh, S., Boutta, N., Olsen, S., Bresee, J., Moen, A., Corwin, A., 2015.

Transmission of influenza A viruses, Virology, Article in Press, Neumann, G., Kawaoka, Y., 2015.

Unusually high mortality in waterfowl caused by highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) in Bangladesh, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Haider, N., Sturm-Ramirez, K., Khan, S.U., Rahman, M.Z., Sarkar, S., Poh, M.K., Shivaprasad, H.L., Kalam, M.A., Paul, S.K., Karmakar, P.C., Balish, A., Chakraborty, A., Mamun, A.A., Mikolon, A.B., Davis, C.T., Rahman, M., Donis, R.O., Heffelfinger, J.D., Luby, S.P., Zeidner, N., 2015.

Virgin coconut oil supplementation increased the survival of avian influenza virus (H5N1) infected chicken, Asian Journal of Poultry Science, 9 ( 2 ) pp. 106 – 111, Yuniwarti, E.Y.W., Asmara, W., Artama, W.T., Tabbu, C.R., 2015.

Vaccines against influenza A viruses in poultry and swine: Status and future developments, Vaccine,  Article in Press, Rahn, J., Hoffmann, D., Harder, T.C., Beer, M., 2014.

Wind-mediated spread of low-pathogenic avian influenza virus into the environment during outbreaks at commercial poultry farms, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 5 )  art. no. e0125401, Jonges, M., Van Leuken, J., Wouters, I., Koch, G., Meijer, A., Koopmans, M., 2015.

Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD)

Capripox disease in Ethiopia: Genetic differences between field isolates and vaccine strain, and implications for vaccination failure, Antiviral Research,  119 art. no. 3620 , pp. 28 – 35, Gelaye, E., Belay, A., Ayelet, G., Jenberie, S., Yami, M., Loitsch, A., Tuppurainen, E., Grabherr, R., Diallo, A., Lamien, C.E., 2015.

Dispersal of H9N2 influenza A viruses between East Asia and North America by wild birds, Virology, 482 pp. 79 – 83, Ramey, A.M., Reeves, A.B., Sonsthagen, S.A., TeSlaa, J.L., Nashold, S., Donnelly, T., Casler, B., Hall, J.S., 2015.

H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the Republic of Korea: Epidemiology During the First Wave, from January Through July 2014, Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives,  Article in Press, Yoon, H., Moon, O.-K., Jeong, W., Choi, J., Kang, Y.-M., Ahn, H.-Y., Kim, J.-H., Yoo, D.-S., Kwon, Y.-J., Chang, W.-S., Kim, M.-S., Kim, D.-S., Kim, Y.-S., Joo, Y.-S., 2014.

Persistence and transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1): virus movement, risk factors and pandemic potential, Annals of GIS, 21 ( 1 ) pp. 55 – 68, Tian, H., Xu, B., 2015.

Seminal transmission of lumpy skin disease virus in heifers, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 61 ( 5 ) pp. 443 – 448, Annandale, C.H., Holm, D.E., Ebersohn, K., Venter, E.H., 2015.

Sero-prevalence of lumpy skin disease in selected districts of West Wollega zone, Ethiopia, BMC Veterinary Research, Article in Press, Abera, Z., Degefu, H., Gari, G., Kidane, M., 2015.

Seroprevalence of Rift Valley fever and lumpy skin disease in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National Park and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa, Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 85 ( 1 )  art. no. 1075, Fagbo, S., Coetzer, J.A.W., Venter, E.H., 2015.

Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

Serological evidence of camel exposure to peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) in Nigeria, Tropical Animal Health and Production, 47 ( 3 ) pp. 603 – 606, Woma, T.Y., Kalla, D.J.U., Ekong, P.S., Ularamu, H.G., Chollom, S.C., Lamurde, I.I., Bajehson, D.B., Tom, N.D., Aaron, G.B., Shamaki, D., Bailey, D., Diallo, A., Quan, M., 2015.

Co-circulation of Peste-des-Petits-Ruminants Virus Asian lineage IV with Lineage II in Nigeria, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Woma, T.Y., Qasim, A.M.M., Sabi, A.A., Abraham, M.N., Olaiya, O.D., Bailey, D., Shamaki, D., Quan, M., 2015.


A generic rabies risk assessment tool to support surveillance, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 ( 1 ) pp. 4-11, Ward, M.P.a ,  Hernández-Jover, M.b, 2015.

A step forward in the quality control testing of inactivated rabies vaccines - extensive evaluation of European vaccines by using alternative methods to the in vivo potency tests, Alternatives to laboratory animals : ATLA, 43 ( 1 ) pp. 19 – 27, Servat, A., Kempff, S., Brogat, V., Litaize, E., Schereffer, J.-L., Cliquet, F., 2015.

An assessment of the occupational and environmental health needs in seven Southeastern European and West-Central Asian countries, Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health,  Article in Press, Coman, A., Cherecheş, R.M., Ungureanu, M.I., Marton-Vasarhelyi, E.O., Valentine, M.A., Sabo-Attwood, T., Gray, G.C., 2014.

Canine rabies in Australia: A review of preparedness and research needs, Zoonoses and Public Health, 62 ( 4 ) pp. 237 – 253, Sparkes, J., Fleming, P.J.S., Ballard, G., Scott-Orr, H., Durr, S., Ward, M.P., 2015.

Canine and human rabies in Conakry: epidemiology and preventive aspects , Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique, 107 ( 1 ), pp. 18-21, Youla, A.S.ab,  Traore, F.A.ab ,  Sako, F.B.ab,  Feda, R.M.a,  Emeric, M.A.a, 2014.  

Cattle Farmer Awareness and Behavior Regarding Prevention of Zoonotic Disease Transmission in Senegal , Journal of Agromedicine, 20 ( 2, 3 ), pp. 217-224, Tebug, S.F.a, Kamga-Waladjo, A.R.b,  Ema, P.J.N.b,  Muyeneza, C.b,  Kane, O.c, Seck, A.b, Ly, M.T.c, Lo,,  2015.

Cattle rabies vaccination-A longitudinal study of rabies antibody titres in an Israeli dairy herd, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Article in Press, Yakobson, B., Taylor, N., Dveres, N., Rozenblut, S., Tov, B.E., Markos, M., Gallon, N., Homer, D., Maki, J., 2015.

Chimeric rabies virus-like particles containing membrane-anchored GM-CSF enhances the immune response against rabies virus, Viruses, 7 ( 3 ) pp. 1134 – 1152, Kang, H., Qi, Y., Wang, H., Zheng, X., Gao, Y., Li, N., Yang, S., Xia, X., 2015.

Community rabies knowledge and pet vaccination practices after a skunk rabies outbreak in Eddy County, New Mexico, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 246 ( 11 ) pp. 1242 – 1247, McNeil, C.S., Nagy, S., Moonan, C., Wallace, R.M., Vora, N.M., Dyer, J.L., Blanton, J.D., Dorado, T., Heinrich, M.L., Sankey, O., Uhrig, S., Cary, A., Houghton, W., Ettestad, P., 2015.

Comparison of hair follicle and skin for ante mortem detection of rabies: A molecular approach, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 5 ( 3 ) pp. 165 – 169, Kaw, A., Singh, C.K., Ramneek, Deka, D., Sandhu, B.S., Awahan, S., Sood, N.K, 2014.

Complex Epidemiology of a Zoonotic Disease in a Culturally Diverse Region: Phylogeography of Rabies Virus in the Middle East, PLoS Neglected tropical diseases, 9 ( 3 ), Article number e0003569, 17p, Horton, D.L.,  McElhinney, L.M.,  Freuling, C.M.,  Marston, D.A.,  Banyard, A.C.,  Goharrriz, H.,  Wise, E.,  Breed, A.C.,  Saturday, G.,  Kolodziejek, J.,  Zilahi, E.,  Al-Kobaisi, M.F.i,  Nowotny, N.,  Mueller, T.,  Fooks, A.R., 2015.   

Cost-effectiveness of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in the context of very low rabies risk: A decision-tree model based on the experience of France, Vaccine, 33, ( 20 ), pp. 2367-2378, Ribadeau Dumas, F.,  N'Diaye, D.S.,  Paireau, J.,  Gautret, P.,  Bourhy, H.,  Le Pen, C.,  Yazdanpanah, Y., 2015.  

Current perspectives on rabies postexposure prophylaxis, Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets, 15 ( 1 ) pp. 13 – 19, Blaise, A., Gautret, P., 2015.

Epidemiology of dog bite, a potential source of rabies in Guilan, north of Iran, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, 5 ( S1 ) pp. S104 - S108, Mohtasham-Amiri, Z., Pourmarzi, D., Razi, M., 2015.

Erratum: 30 years of rabies vaccination with Rabipur: A summary of clinical data and global experience (Expert Review of Vaccines (2015) 14:3 (351-367)), Expert Review of Vaccines, 14 ( 5 ) p. 775, Giesen, A., Gniel, D., Malerczyk, C., 2015.

Eradicating rabies at source, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 33 ( 2 ) pp. 509 - 519, 497-508, Pastoret, P.-P., Van Gucht, S., Brochier, B., 2015.

Estimating the Global Burden of Endemic Canine Rabies, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 4 ) art. no. e000370920 20p., Hampson, K., Coudeville, L., Lembo, T., Sambo, M., Kieffer, A., Attlan, M., Barrat, J., Blanton, J.D., Briggs, D.J., Cleaveland, S., Costa, P., Freuling, C.M., Hiby, E., Knopf, L., Leanes, F., Meslin, F.-X., Metlin, A., Miranda, M.E., Müller, T., Nel, L.H., Recuenco, S., Rupprecht, C.E., Schumacher, C., Taylor, L., Vigilato, M.A.N., Zinsstag, J., Dushoff, J., 2015.

Evaluation of methods for short-term marking of domestic dogs for rabies control, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Article in Press, Conan, A., Kent, A., Koman, K., Konink, S., Knobel, D., 2015.

Evaluation of intradermal vaccination at the anti rabies vaccination OPD, Nepal Medical College Journal: NMCJ, 16 ( 1 ) pp. 68 – 71, Mankeshwar, R., Silvanus, V., Akarte, S., 2014.

First report on the efficiency of oral vaccination of foxes against rabies in serbia, Zoonoses and Public Health,  Article in Press, Lupulovic, D., Maksimovic Zoric, J., Vaskovic, N., Bugarski, D., Plavsic, B., Ivanovic, N., Petrovic, T., Pusic, I., Marcic, D., Grgic, Z., Lazic, S., 2015.

Free-Roaming Dog Population Estimation and Status of the Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Program in Dhaka City, Bangladesh, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 5 ), art. no. e0003784, 14p, Tenzin, T., Ahmed, R., Debnath, N.C., Ahmed, G., Yamage, M., 2015.

Genetic characterisation of the rabies virus vaccine strains used for oral immunization of foxes in Poland to estimate the effectiveness of vaccination, Archives of Virology, 160 ( 2 ) pp. 509 – 515, Orłowska, A., Żmudziński, J.F., 2014.

Implementation and monitoring of oral rabies vaccination of foxes in Kosovo between 2010 and 2013-An international and intersectorial effort, International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 304 ( 7 ) pp. 902 – 910, Yakobson, B., Goga, I., Freuling, C.M., Fooks, A.R., Gjinovci, V., Hulaj, B., Horton, D., Johnson, N., Muhaxhiri, J., Recica, I., David, D., O'Flaherty, R., Taylor, N., Wilsmore, T., Müller, T., 2014.

India fights rabies , The Lancet. Infectious Diseases, 15 ( 2 ), pp. 156-157,  Bagcchi, S., 2015.

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) about Rabies Prevention and Control: A Community Survey in Tanzania, PLoS NeglectedTropical Diseases , 8 ( 12 )  art. no. e331010,  Sambo, M., Lembo, T., Cleaveland, S., Ferguson, H.M., Sikana, L., Simon, C., Urassa, H., Hampson, K., 2014.

Laboratory data of dog rabies in southern Cameroon from 2010 to 2013, BMC Research Notes, pp. 1 – 4,   Article in Press, Sadeuh-Mba, S.A., Besong, L., Demanou, M., Loul, S., Nchare, A., Njouom, R., 2014.

Local allergic reaction post-vaccination against rabies in Argelia, Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica,  Article in Press, Ladrón de Guevara García, C., de Ory Manchón, F., Carrillo de Albornoz y Piquer, F.J.,  2015.

Low coverage of central point vaccination against dog rabies in Bamako, Mali, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120 ( 2 ) pp. 203 – 209, Muthiani, Y., Traoré, A., Mauti, S., Zinsstag, J., Hattendorf, J., 2015.

Mass vaccination of dogs, control of canine populations and post-exposure vaccination - necessary but not sufficient for achieving childhood rabies elimination, Tropical Medicine and International Health, 20 ( 6 ) pp. 682-684, Durrheim, D.N.,  Rees, H.,  Briggs, D.J.,  Blumberg, L.H., 2015.

Modeling the Geographic Spread of Rabies in China, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 5 ) art. no. e000377218 p, Chen, J., Zou, L., Jin, Z., Ruan, S., 2015

Molecular Epidemiology of Rabies Viruses Circulating in Two Rabies Endemic Provinces of Laos, 2011–2012: Regional Diversity in Southeast Asia , PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 3 ), Article number e0003645, 15p,  Ahmed, K.,  Phommachanh, P.,  Vorachith, P.,  Matsumoto, T.,  Lamaningao, P.,  Mori, D.,  Takaki, M.,  Douangngeun, B.,  Khambounheuang, B.,  Nishizono, A., 2015.

Owned and unowned dog population estimation, dog management and dog bites to inform rabies prevention and response on Lombok Island, Indonesia, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 5 )  art. no. e0124092, Mustiana, A., Toribio, J.-A., Abdurrahman, M., Suadnya, I.W., Hernandez-Jover, M., Putra, A.A.G., Ward, M.P., 2015.

Paralytic rabies following cat scratch and intra-dermal anti-rabies vaccination, Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 9 ( 2 ) pp. 154 – 155, Gowda, V.K., Basavaraja, G.V., Reddy, H., Ramaswamy, P., 2014.

Rabies in Saudi Arabia: A need for epidemiological data, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 34 pp. e99 - e101, Memish, Z.A., Assiri, A.M., Gautret, P., 2015.

Rabies kills 59 000 people worldwide each year, study estimates, BMJ (Online), 350, art. no. h2189, McCarthy, M., 2015.

Rabies vaccine preserved by vaporization is thermostable and immunogenic , Vaccine, Article in Press, Smith, T.G.a ,  Siirin, M.,  Wu, X.,  Hanlon, C.A.,  Bronshtein, V., 2014.

Report of rabies in feedlot cattle introduced to Baja California from the state of Guerrero, Mexico, Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 39 ( 2 ) pp. 241 – 244, Rodriguez Castillo, J.L., de la Mora Valle, A., Medina Basulto, G.E., Monge Navarro, F.J., Bermudez Hurtado, R.M., Lopez Valencia, G., 2015.

Spatiotemporal distribution of rabies in Arctic foxes in Greenland , European Journal of Wildlife Research, 1 9p, Raundrup, K.,  Moshøj, C.M.,  Wennerberg, S.E.,  Kapel, C.M.O., 2015.

The One Health approach for the management of an imported case of rabies in mainland Spain in 2013, Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 20 ( 6 ), Perez de Diego, A.C., Vigo, M., Monsalve, J., Escudero, A., 2015.

The science of rabies in tropical regions: From epidemiological pandemonium to prevention, Frontiers in Life Science, Article in Press, Gundamaraju, R., Vemuri, R.C., Sau Kuen, L., Manikam, R., Singla, R.K., Sekaran, S.D., Chakrapani, R., 2015.

Towards Canine Rabies Elimination in Cebu, Philippines: Assessment of Health Economic Data, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Miranda, L.M., Miranda, M.E., Hatch, B., Deray, R., Shwiff, S., Roces, M.C., 2015.

Towards Canine Rabies Elimination in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Assessment of Health Economic Data, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Shwiff, S.A., Hatch, B., Anderson, A., Nel, L.H., Leroux, K., Stewart, D., de Scally, M., Govender, P., Rupprecht, C.E., 2015.

Translocation of rabies virus in Israel by cattle: A threat for the public health, Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 70 ( 1 ) pp. 7 – 11, David, D., Dveres, N., Yakobson, B.A., Davidson, I., 2015.

Trends in Animal Rabies Surveillance in the Endemic State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 3 ), art. no. e000359113, Oviedo-Pastrana, M.E., Oliveira, C.S.F., Capanema, R.O., Nicolino, R.R., Oviedo-Socarras, T.J., Haddad, J.A., 2015.

Uptake of Rabies Control Measures by Dog Owners in Flores Island, Indonesia, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 3 ), Article number e0003589, 23p, Wera, E.ab ,  Mourits, M.C.M.b,  Hogeveen, H.b, 2015.

Rift Valley Fever

A Modeling Approach to Investigate Epizootic Outbreaks and Enzootic Maintenance of Rift Valley Fever Virus, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 76 ( 8 ) pp. 2052 – 2072, Chamchod, F., Cantrell, R.S., Cosner, C., Hassan, A.N., Beier, J.C., Ruan, S., 2014.

Characterizing the effect of Bortezomib on Rift Valley Fever Virus multiplication, Antiviral Research, 120 pp. 48 – 56, Keck, F., Amaya, M., Kehn-Hall, K., Roberts, B., Bailey, C., Narayanan, A., 2015.

Development and validation of serological assays for viral hemorrhagic fevers and determination of the prevalence of rift valley fever in Borno State, Nigeria, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 108 ( 12 ), art. no. tru163, pp. 768 – 773, Bukbuk, D.N., Fukushi, S., Tani, H., Yoshikawa, T., Taniguchi, S., Iha, K., Fukuma, A., Shimojima, M., Morikawa, S., Saijo, M., Kasolo, F., Baba, S.S., 2014.

Distribution and diversity of the vectors of Rift Valley fever along the livestock movement routes in the northeastern and coastal regions of Kenya, Parasites and Vectors, 8 ( 1 ), art. no. 294, Arum, S.O., Weldon, C.W., Orindi, B., Landmann, T., Tchouassi, D.P., Affognon, H.D., Sang, R., 2015.

Inter-epidemic abundance and distribution of potential mosquito vectors for Rift Valley fever virus in Ngorongoro district, Tanzania, Global Health Action, 8 ( 1 ), art. no. 25929, Mweya, C.N., Kimera, S.I., Mellau, L.S.B., Mboera, L.E.G., 2015.

Factors Associated with Severe Human Rift Valley Fever in Sangailu, Garissa County, Kenya, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 3 ) 14p., LaBeaud, A.D., Pfeil, S., Muiruri, S., Dahir, S., Sutherland, L.J., Traylor, Z., Gildengorin, G., Muchiri, E.M., Morrill, J., Peters, C.J., Hise, A.G., Kazura, J.W., King, C.H., 2015.

Phylogeographic Reconstructions of a Rift Valley Fever Virus Strain Reveals Transboundary Animal Movements from Eastern Continental Africa to the Union of the Comoros, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Maquart, M., Pascalis, H., Abdouroihamane, S., Roger, M., Abdourahime, F., Cardinale, E., Cêtre-Sossah, C., 2015.

Population Genetics of Two Key Mosquito Vectors of Rift Valley Fever Virus Reveals New Insights into the Changing Disease Outbreak Patterns in Kenya, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8 ( 12 ), art. no. e336412 p., Tchouassi, D.P., Bastos, A.D.S., Sole, C.L., Diallo, M., Lutomiah, J., Mutisya, J., Mulwa, F., Borgemeister, C., Sang, R., Torto, B., 2014.

Single-cycle replicable Rift Valley fever virus mutants as safe vaccine candidates, Virus Research, Article in Press, Terasaki, K., Tercero, B.R., Makino, S., 2015.

Survey of investigation around cases of Rift Valley Fever at Tagant, Mauritania, Revue d'Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique,  Article in Press, Boushab, B.M., Savadogo, M., Sow, S.M., Soufiane, S, 2014.

Vertical sero-epidemiological surveillance of Rift Valley fever in sentinel sheep in Saudi Arabia, Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 14 ( 3 ) pp. 59 – 62, Al-Afaleq, A.I., Hussein, M.F., Housawi, F.M., Al-Naeem, A.A., Kubati, A.A., 2015.


Advances in Schmallenberg virus research: A review, Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, 12 ( 1 ) pp. 931 – 938, Nekoei, S., Fattahian, A., Momeni, H., Raki, A., 2015.

A review of research on Schmallenberg virus, Bing du xue bao = Chinese journal of virology / [bian ji, Bing du xue bao bian ji wei yuan hui], 30 ( 6 ) pp. 694 – 703, Wu, X., Ge, S., Zhang, Y., Wang, J., Shi, J., Mei, Y., Liu, H., Wang, Z., 2015.

Comparison of Schmallenberg virus antibody levels detected in milk and serum from individual cows, BMC Veterinary Research, 11 ( 1 ), art. no. 56, Daly, J.M., King, B., Tarlinton, R.A., Gough, K.C., Maddison, B.C., Blowey, R., 2015.

Corrigendum to "Schmallenberg virus epidemic: Impact on milk production, reproductive performance and mortality in dairy cattle in the Netherlands and Kleve district, Germany", Preventive Veterinary Medicine,  Article in Press, Veldhuis, A.M.B., Santman-Berends, I.M.G.A., Gethmann, J.M., Mars, M.H., van Wuyckhuise, L., Vellema, P., Holsteg, M., Höreth-Böntgen, D., Conraths, F.J., van Schaik, G., 2015.

Exposure of Wildlife to the Schmallenberg Virus in France (2011-2014): Higher, Faster, Stronger (than Bluetongue), Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Rossi, S., Viarouge, C., Faure, E., Gilot-Fromont, E., Gache, K., Gibert, P., Verheyden, H., Hars, J., Klein, F., Maillard, D., Gauthier, D., Game, Y., Pozet, F., Sailleau, C., Garnier, A., Zientara, S., Bréard, E., 2015.

Pathologic-anatomical changes in newborn goats caused by an intrauterine Schmallenberg virus infection, Berliner und Munchener Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 127 ( 3-4 ) pp. 115 – 119, Wagner, H., Eskens, U., Nesseler, A., Riße, K., Kaim, U., Volmer, R., Hamann, H.-P., Sauerwald, C., Wehrend, A., 2015.

Schmallenberg Virus in Belgium: Estimation of Impact in Cattle and Sheep Herds, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Poskin, A., Méroc, E., Behaeghel, I., Riocreux, F., Couche, M., Van Loo, H., Bertels, G., Delooz, L., Quinet, C., Dispas, M., Van der Stede, Y., 2015.

Schmallenberg virus recurrence, Germany, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 ( 7 ) pp. 1202 – 1204, Wernike, K., Hoffmann, B., Conraths, F.J., Beer, M., 2015.

West Nile Fever

Climate change and infectious diseases in the Arctic: establishment of a circumpolar working group, International journal of circumpolar health, 73, p. 25163, Parkinson, A.J.,  Evengard, B.,  Semenza, J.C.,  Ogden, N.,  Børresen, M.L.,  Berner, J.,  Brubaker, M.g,  Sjöstedt, A.,  Evander, M.,  Hondula, D.M.,  Menne, B.,  Pshenichnaya, N.,  Gounder, P.,  Larose, T.,  Revich, B.,  Hueffer, K.,  Albihn, A., 2014.

Identifying the environmental conditions favouring West Nile Virus outbreaks in Europe, PLoS ONE , 10 (3), art. no. e0121158, Marcantonio, M., Rizzoli, A., Metz, M., Rosa, R., Marini, G., Chadwick, E., Neteler, M., 2015.

Pathology of fatal lineage 1 and 2 West Nile virus infections in horses in South Africa, Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 85 ( 1 ) , art. no. 1105, Williams, J.H., van Niekerk, S., Human, S., van Wilpe, E., Venter, M., 2014.


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