Scientific Articles of Note Q4 2015



African Horse Sickness

African horse sickness, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique, 34 ( 2 ), pp. 315 – 327, Zientara, S., Weyer, C.T., Lecollinet, S., 2015.

Comparing the effect of modeled climatic variables on the distribution of African horse sickness in South Africa and Namibia, Journal of Vector Ecology, 40 ( 2 ), pp. 333 – 341, Liebenberg, D., van Hamburg, H., Piketh, S., Burger, R., 2015.

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African Swine Fever

Experimental infection of Ornithodoros erraticus sensu stricto with two Portuguese African swine fever virus strains. Study of factors involved in the dynamics of infection in ticks, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 9 ), art. no. e0137718, Ribeiro, R., Otte, J., Madeira, S., Hutchings, G.H., Boinas, F., 2015.

Experimental Transmission of African Swine Fever (ASF) Low Virulent Isolate NH/P68 by Surviving Pigs, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 6 ), pp. 612 – 622, Gallardo, C., Soler, A., Nieto, R., Sánchez, M.A., Martins, C., Pelayo, V., Carrascosa, A., Revilla, Y., Simón, A., Briones, V., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., Arias, M., 2015.

First Detection of Antibodies Against African Swine Fever Virus in Faeces Samples, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 6 ), pp. 594 – 602, Nieto-Pelegrín, E., Rivera-Arroyo, B., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., 2015.

New insights into the role of ticks in African swine fever epidemiology, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique, 34 ( 2 ), pp. 503 – 511, Sànchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., Mur, L., Bastos, A.D.S., Penrith, M.L., 2015.

Risk Factors for African Swine Fever in Smallholder Pig Production Systems in Uganda, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,  Article in Press, Dione, M.M., Akol, J., Roesel, K., Kungu, J., Ouma, E.A., Wieland, B., Pezo, D., 2015.

Small-scale pig farmers' behavior, silent release of African swine fever virus and consequences for disease spread, Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 17074, Costard, S., Zagmutt, F.J., Porphyre, T., Pfeiffer, D.U., 2015.

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Bluetongue, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique, 34 ( 2 ), pp. 329 – 340, Maclachlan, N.J., Mayo, C.E., Daniels, P.W., Savini, G., Zientara, S., Gibbs, E.P.J., 2015.

Bluetongue in Europe and the role of wildlife in the epidemiology of disease, Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 18 (2), pp. 455 – 461, Niedbalski, W., 2015.

Bluetongue in small ruminants: An opinionated review, with a brief appraisal of the 2014 outbreak of the disease in Greece and the south-east Europe, Veterinary Microbiology, 181 ( 1-2 ), pp. 66 – 74, Kyriakis, C.S., Billinis, C., Papadopoulos, E., Vasileiou, N.G.C., Athanasiou, L.V., Fthenakis, G.C., 2015.

Characteristics of Wind-Infective Farms of the 2006 Bluetongue Serotype 8 Epidemic in Northern Europe, EcoHealth, 12 ( 3 ), pp. 461 – 467, Sedda, L., Morley, D., Brown, H.E., 2015.

Cost analysis of bluetongue virus serotype 8 surveillance and vaccination programmes in Austria from 2005 to 2013, Veterinary Journal, 206 ( 2 ), pp. 154 – 160, Pinior, B., Lebl, K., Firth, C., Rubel, F., Fuchs, R., Stockreiter, S., Loitsch, A., Köfer, J., 2015.

Disease Risk Assessments Involving Companion Animals: An Overview for 15 Selected Pathogens Taking a European Perspective, Journal of Comparative Pathology, Article in Press, Rijks, J.M., Cito, F., Cunningham, A.A., Rantsios, A.T., Giovannini, A., 2015.

Duration of protective immunity after a single vaccination with a live attenuated bivalent bluetongue vaccine, Veterinary Research Communications, 39 (4), pp. 203 – 210, Zhugunissov, K., Yershebulov, Z., Barakbayev, K., Bulatov, Y., Taranov, D., Amanova, Z., Abduraimov, Y., 2015.

Economic analysis of animal disease outbreaks – BSE and bluetongue disease as examples, Berliner und Munchener Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 128 ( 11-12 ), pp. 478 – 482, Gethmann, J., Probst, C., Sauter-Louis, C., Conraths, F.J., 2015.

Factors affecting the distribution of Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) vectors of bluetongue virus (BTV) in Australia, Austral Entomology, 54 ( 4 ), pp. 385 – 401, Bishop, A.L., Spohr, L.J., Harris, A.M., Collins, D., 2015.

Farmers' beliefs and voluntary vaccination schemes: Bluetongue in Dutch dairy cattle, Food Policy, 57, pp. 40 – 49, Sok, J., Hogeveen, H., Elbers, A.R.W., Oude Lansink, A.G.J.M., 2015.

Laboratory rearing of immature Culicoides peregrinus Kieffer, a potential vector of bluetongue virus, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 29 ( 4 ), pp. 434 – 438, Harsha, R., Mazumdar, A., 2015.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Development and evaluation of a rapid antigen detection and serotyping lateral flow antigen detection system for foot-and-mouth disease virus, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 8 ), art. no. e0134931, Morioka, K., Fukai, K., Yoshida, K., Kitano, R., Yamazoe, R., Yamada, M., Nishi, T., Kanno, T., Jin, X., 2015.

Economic analysis of dairy animal diseases in Punjab: A case study of Faisalabad district, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 25 ( 5 ), pp. 1482 – 1495, Ashfaq, M., Razzaq, A., Shamsheer-ul-Haq, Muhammad, G., 2015.

Effect of foot and mouth disease on haematological and biochemical profile of cattle, Indian Journal of Animal Research, 49 ( 5 ), pp. 713 – 716, Barkakati, J., Sarma, S., Kalita, D.J., 2015.

Effect of vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease on growth performance of Korean native goat (Capra hircus coreanae), Journal of animal science, 92 (6), pp. 2578 – 2586, Jo, N.C., Jung, J., Kim, J.N., Lee, J., Jeong, S.Y., Kim, W., Sung, H.G., Seo, S., 2015.

Evaluate the frequency of foot and mouth disease viral carriers in slaughtered sheep in Mashhad industrial abattoir using RT-PCR, Journal of Veterinary Research, 70 ( 1 ), pp. 7 – 14, Zibaee, S., Rezaee, S., Rashtibaf, M., 2015.

Evaluation of the transmission risk of foot-and-mouth disease in Japan, Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 77 ( 9 ), pp. 1167 – 1170, Hayama, Y., Yamamoto, T., Kobayashi, S., Muroga, N., Tsutsui, T., 2015.

Farmers' intentions to implement foot and mouth disease control measures in Ethiopia, PLoS ONE , 10 ( 9 ), art. no. e0138363, Jemberu, W.T., Mourits, M.C.M., Hogeveen, H., 2015.

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Seroprevalence in Cattle in Eritrea, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Tekleghiorghis, T., Weerdmeester, K., van Hemert-Kluitenberg, F., Moormann, R.J.M., Dekker, A., 2015.

Impacts of the 2005 foot and mouth disease outbreak on Brazilian beef exports, Ciencia Animal Brasileira, 16 (4), pp. 525 – 537, Garcia, D.C.C., de Sá, C.V.G.C., McManus, C.M., de Melo, C.B., 2015.

Inactivation of foot-and-mouth disease virus by citric acid and sodium carbonate with deicers, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81 ( 21 ), pp. 7610 – 7614, Hong, J.-K., Lee, K.-N., You, S.-H., Kim, S.-M., Tark, D., Lee, H.-S., Ko, Y.-J., Seo, M.-G., Park, J.-H., Kim, B., 2015.

Inactivation of foot-and-mouth disease virus by commercially available disinfectants and cleaners, Biocontrol Science, 20 ( 3 ), pp. 205 – 208, Harada, Y., Lekcharoensuk, P., Furuta, T., Taniguchi, T., 2015.

Interleukin-10 production at the early stage of infection with foot-and-mouth disease virus related to the likelihood of persistent infection in cattle, Veterinary Research, 46 ( 1 ), art. no. 132, Zhang, Z., Doel, C., Bashiruddin, J.B., 2015.

In vitro anti-foot-and-mouth disease virus activity of magnesium oxide nanoparticles, IET Nanobiotechnology, 9 ( 5 ), pp. 247 – 251, Rafiei, S., Rezatofighi, S.E., Ardakani, M.R., Madadgar, O., 2015.

Modeling the Effects of Multiple Intervention Strategies on Controlling Foot-And-Mouth Disease, BioMed Research International, 2015, art. no. 584234, Mushayabasa, S., Tapedzesa, G., 2015.

Modeling long distance dispersal of airborne foot-and-mouth disease virus as a polydisperse aerosol - Application to the emergence of a new strain from Egypt to Israel, Atmospheric Environment, 122, art. no. 14148, pp. 332 – 342, Klausner, Z., Klement, E., Fattal, E., 2015.

Serotype-specific transmission and waning immunity of endemic foot-and-mouth disease virus in Cameroon, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 9 ), art. no. e0136642, Pomeroy, L.W., Bjørnstad, O.N., Kim, H., Jumbo, S.D., Abdoulkadiri, S., Garabed, R., 2015.

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Dangerous viral pathogens of animal origin: Risk and biosecurity: Zoonotic select agents, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans And Animals: Focus On Public Health Aspects, pp. 1015 – 1062, Gonzalez, J.-P., Macgregor-Skinner, G., 2015.

Equine zoonoses: Consequences of horse-human interactions, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 643 – 657, Dwyer, R.M., 2015.

Important public health zoonoses through cattle, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 3 – 22, Salman, M.D., Steneroden, K., 2015.

The politics and crisis management of animal health security, The Politics and Crisis Management of Animal Health Security, pp. 1 – 201, Connolly, J., 2015.

Vector-borne zoonoses, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 683 – 695, Dantas-Torres, F., Otranto, D., 2015.

Zoonoses of poverty: Measuring and managing the multiple burdens of zoonoses and poverty, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans And Animals: Focus On Public Health Aspects, pp. 1127 – 1137, Grace, D., 2015.

Zoonoses with public health relevance in poultry, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 103 – 123, Hafez, H.M., Hauck, R., 2015.

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Avian influenza A(H7N9) virus and mixed live poultry-animal markets in Guangdong province: A perfect storm in the making?, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 4, art. no. e63, Zhou, P., Ma, J., Lai, A., Gray, G.C., Su, S., Li, S., 2015.

Avian influenza and live mixed poultry-animal markets in China, Journal of Infection, 71 (6), pp. 693 – 695, Zhao, F.-R., Zhou, D.-H., Shao, J.-J., Lin, T., Zhang, Y.-G., Chang, H.-Y., 2015.

Avian influenza in Australia: A summary of 5 years of wild bird surveillance, Australian Veterinary Journal, 93 (11), pp. 387 – 393, Grillo, V.L., Arzey, K.E., Hansbro, P.M., Hurt, A.C., Warner, S., Bergfeld, J., Burgess, G.W., Cookson, B., Dickason, C.J., Ferenczi, M., Hollingsworth, T., Hoque, M.D.A., Jackson, R.B., Klaassen, M., Kirkland, P.D., Kung, N.Y., Lisovski, S., O'Dea, M.A., O'Riley, K., Roshier, D., Skerratt, L.F., Tracey, J.P., Wang, X., Woods, R., Post, L., 2015.

Characterization of H5N1 influenza a virus that caused the first highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Saudi Arabia, Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 9 (11), pp. 1210 – 1219, Al-Qahtani, A.A., Mubin, M., Almajhdi, F.N., Alarifi, S., Cruz, D.M.D., ul Rehman, M.S.N., Ismail, M.M., Ahmed, N., Al-Blowi, M.H., Khalak, H., Al-Ahdal, M.N., 2015.

Cross-species infectivity of H3N8 influenza virus in an experimental infection in swine, Journal of Virology, 89 ( 22 ), pp. 11190 – 11202, Solórzano, A., Foni, E., Córdoba, L., Baratelli, M., Razzuoli, E., Bilato, D., del Burgo, M.Á.M., Perlin, D.S., Martínez, J., Martínez-Orellana, P., Fraile, L., Chiapponi, C., Amadori, M., Real, G., Montoya, M., 2015.

Evidence for genetic variation of Eurasian avian influenza viruses of subtype H15: the first report of an H15N7 virus, Archives of Virology, pp. 1 – 8,  Article in Press, Muzyka, D., Pantin-Jackwood, M., Starick, E., Fereidouni, S., 2015.

Evolutionary dynamics and global diversity of influenza A virus, Journal of Virology, 89 ( 21 ), pp. 10993 – 11001, Rejmanek, D., Hosseini, P.R., Mazet, J.A.K., Daszak, P., Goldstein, T., 2015.

Historical and Recent Cases of H3 Influenza A Virus in Turkeys in Minnesota, Avian Diseases, 59 (4), pp. 512 – 517, Guo, X., Flores, C., Munoz-Aguayo, J., Halvorson, D.A., Lauer, D., Cardona, C.J., 2015.

Identification and characterization of a highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza A virus during an outbreak in vaccinated chickens in Egypt, Virus Research, 210, pp. 337 – 343, Amen, O., Vemula, S.V., Zhao, J., Ibrahim, R., Hussein, A., Hewlett, I.K., Moussa, S., Mittal, S.K., 2015.

Influenza (MS 654), Reference Module in Biomedical Research, Lamb, R.A., Roberts, K.L., 2014.

Influenza from a one health perspective: Infection by a highly versatile virus, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 455 – 486, Reperant, L.A., Osterhaus, A.D.M.E., 2015.

Interventions to reduce zoonotic and pandemic risks from avian influenza in Asia, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Article in Press, Peiris, J.S.M., Cowling, B.J., Wu, J.T., Feng, L., Guan, Y., Yu, H., Leung, G.M., 2015.

Intranasal vaccination with a plant-derived H5 HA vaccine protects mice and ferrets against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus challenge, Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, 11 ( 5 ), art. no. A025 , pp. 1235 – 1243, Major, D., Chichester, J.A., Pathirana, R.D., Guilfoyle, K., Shoji, Y., Guzman, C.A., Yusibov, V., Cox, R.J., 2015.

Isolation and characterization of influenza A viruses from environmental water at an overwintering site of migratory birds in Japan, Archives of Virology, 160 ( 12 ), pp. 3037 – 3052, Okuya, K., Kawabata, T., Nagano, K., Tsukiyama-Kohara, K., Kusumoto, I., Takase, K., Ozawa, M., 2015.

Knowledge and perceptions of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) among poultry traders in live bird markets in Bali and Lombok, Indonesia, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 10 ), art. no. e0139917, Kurscheid, J., Millar, J., Abdurrahman, M., Ambarawati, I.G.A.A., Suadnya, W., Yusuf, R.P., Fenwick, S., Toribio, J.-A.L.M.L., 2015.

Multiyear Serological Surveillance of Notifiable Influenza A Viruses in Belgian Poultry: A Retrospective Analysis, Avian Diseases, 59 (4), pp. 543 – 547, Marché, S., Houdart, P., Van Den Berg, T., Lambrecht, B., 2015.

Phylogenetic analysis of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus outbreak strains provides evidence for four separate introductions and one between-poultry farm transmission in the Netherlands, November 2014, Euro surveillance : bulletin Européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 20 ( 26 ), Bouwstra, R.J., Koch, G., Heutink, R., Harders, F., van der Spek, A., Elbers, A.R., Bossers, A., 2015.

Positive regulation of humoral and innate immune responses induced by inactivated Avian Influenza Virus vaccine in broiler chickens, Veterinary Research Communications, 39 (4), pp. 211 – 216, Abdallah, F., Hassanin, O., 2015.

Potential Intercontinental Movement of Influenza A(H7N9) Virus into North America by Wild Birds: Application of a Rapid Assessment Framework, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 62 ( 6 ), pp. 650 – 668, Miller, R.S., Sweeney, S.J., Akkina, J.E., Saito, E.K., 2015.

Previous infection with virulent strains of Newcastle disease virus reduces highly pathogenic avian influenza virus replication, disease, and mortality in chickens, Veterinary Research, 46 ( 1 ), art. no. 97, Costa-Hurtado, M., Afonso, C.L., Miller, P.J., Shepherd, E., Cha, R.M., Smith, D., Spackman, E., Kapczynski, D.R., Suarez, D.L., Swayne, D.E., Pantin-Jackwood, M.J., 2015.

Refining the approach to vaccines against influenza A viruses with pandemic potential, Future Virology, 10 ( 9 ), pp. 1033 – 1047, Czako, R., Subbarao, K., 2015.

Sampling of sea ducks for influenza A viruses in Alaska during winter provides lack of evidence for epidemiologic peak of infection, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51 ( 4 ), pp. 938 – 941, Ramey, A.M., Reeves, A.B., Poulson, R.L., Wasley, J., Esler, D., Stallknecht, D.E., 2015.

Seasonality of avian influenza A(H7N9) activity and risk of human A(H7N9) infections from live poultry markets, Journal of Infection, 71 ( 6 ), pp. 690 – 693, Wu, J., Lau, E.H.Y., Xing, Q., Zou, L., Zhang, H., Yen, H.-L., Song, Y., Zhong, H., Lin, J., Kang, M., Cowling, B.J., Huang, G., Ke, C., 2015.

Serial passage in ducks of a low-pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from a chicken reveals a high mutation rate in the hemagglutinin that is likely due to selection in the host, Archives of Virology, 160 ( 10 ), pp. 2455 – 2470, Ridenour, C., Williams, S.M., Jones, L., Tompkins, S.M., Tripp, R.A., Mundt, E., 2015.

Serological Surveillance of Wild Waterfowl in Northern Australia for Avian Influenza Virus Shows Variations in Prevalence and a Cyclical Periodicity of Infection, Avian Diseases, 59 (4), pp. 492 – 497, Curran, J.M., Ellis, T.M., Robertson, I.D., 2015.

Sero-surveillance and risk factors for avian influenza and Newcastle disease virus in backyard poultry in Oman, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Article in Press, Shekaili, T.A., Clough, H., Ganapathy, K., Baylis, M., 2015.

Vaccine Efficacy Against a New Avian Influenza (H9N2) Field Isolate from the Middle East (Serology and Challenge Studies), Avian Diseases, 59 (4), pp. 508 – 511, Gharaibeh, S., Amareen, S., 2015.

Weak negative associations between avian influenza virus infection and movement behaviour in a key host species, the mallard Anas platyrhynchos, Oikos, 124 ( 10 ), pp. 1293 – 1303, van Dijk, J.G.B., Kleyheeg, E., Soons, M.B., Nolet, B.A., Fouchier, R.A.M., Klaassen, M., 2015.

Wild birds most likely source of UK avian influenza cases, The Veterinary record, 176 ( 12 ), p. 293, (no author name available), 2015.

Wild bird surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in North America, Virology Journal, 12 ( 1 ), art. no. 151, Flint, P.L., Pearce, J.M., Franson, J.C., Derksen, D.V., 2015.

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Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

Current advances in genome detection of Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 155 – 169, Couacy-Hymann, E., 2015.

Current advances in serological diagnosis of Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 133 – 154, Libeau, G., 2015.

Eradication of peste des petits ruminants 'within reach', The Veterinary record, 176 ( 17 ), p. 424, (no author name available), 2015.

Genome characterization and phylogenetic analysis of a lineage IV peste des petits ruminants virus in southern China, Virus Genes, 51 ( 3 ), pp. 361 – 366, Li, X.-P., Zhai, S.-L., He, D.-S., Guo, P.-J., Lv, D.-H., Wen, X.-H., Luo, M.-L., Chen, R.-A., Wei, W.-K., 2015.

Host immune responses against Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 171 – 182, Renukaradhya, G.J., Shaila, M.S., 2015.

Host susceptibility to Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 39 – 50, Balamurugan, V., Rahman, H., Munir, M., 2015.

Identification and phylogenetic analysis of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) virus isolates from India, Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 10 ( 8 ), pp. 386 – 393, Singh, D., Malik, Y.S., Sharma, K., Dhama, K., 2015.

Molecular epidemiology of peste des petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 69 – 93, Banyard, A.C., Parida, S., 2015.

Pathology of peste des petits ruminants virus infection in small ruminants and concurrent infections, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 119 – 131, Kul, O., Atmaca, H.T., Munir, M., 2015.

Peste des petits ruminants: An introduction, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 1 – 9, Munir, M., 2015.

Peste des petits ruminants in unusual hosts: Epidemiology, disease, and impact on eradication, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 95 – 118, Wohlsein, P., Singh, R.P., 2015.

Peste des petits ruminants vaccine and vaccination in India: sharing experience with disease endemic countries, VirusDisease, 26 ( 4 ), pp. 215 – 224, Singh, R.P., Bandyopadhyay, S.K., 2015.

Peste des petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 1 – 258, Munir, M., 2015.

Seroprevalence of sheep and goat pox, peste des petits ruminants and Rift Valley fever in Saudi Arabia, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 10 ), art. no. e0140328, Boshra, H., Truong, T., Babiuk, S., Hemida, M.G., 2015.

Spillover of peste des petits ruminants virus from domestic to wild ruminants in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21 (12), pp. 2230 – 2234, Mahapatra, M., Sayalel, K., Muniraju, M., Eblate, E., Fyumagwa, R., Shilinde, S., Maulid Mdaki, M., Keyyu, J., Parida, S., Kock, R., 2015.

Strategies and future of global eradication of Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 227 – 254, Dhinakar Raj, G., Thangavelu, A., Munir, M., 2015.

The molecular biology of peste des petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 11 – 38, Baron, M.D., 2015.

Vaccines against Peste des Petits ruminants virus, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 183 – 194, Singh, R.K., Rajak, K.K., Muthuchelvan, D., Banyard, A.C., Parida, S., 2015.

Why is small ruminant health important-Peste des Petits ruminants and its impact on poverty and economics?, Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus, pp. 195 – 226, De Haan, N.C., Kimani, T., Rushton, J., Lubroth, J., 2015.

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Animal bite and deficiencies in rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in Tehran, Iran, Archives of Iranian Medicine, 18 ( 12 ), pp. 822 – 826, Poorolajal, J., Babaee, I., Yoosefi, R., Farnoosh, F., 2015.

A three-year (2011–2013) surveillance on animal bites and victims vaccination in the south of khorasan-e-razavi Province, Iran, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 9 (12), pp. LC01 – LC05, Riabi, H.R.A., Ghorbannia, R., Mazlum, S.B., Atarodi, A., 2015.

Bats and Viruses: complex relationships, Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique, 108 ( 4 ), pp. 272 – 289, Rodhain, E., 2015.

Capybara Bites: Report of Human Injury Caused by a Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, Journal of Emergency Medicine, Article in Press, pp. e179 – e182, de Oliveira Vieira, C., Bernardes Filho, F., Azulay-Abulafia, L., 2015.

Elimination of rabies—a missed opportunity, Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects, pp. 527 – 571, Müller, T., Freuling, C.M., Rupprecht, C.E., Both, L., Fooks, A.R., Lembo, T., Knopf, L., Briggs, D.J., Taylor, L.H., 2015.

Epidemiological study of rabies infection in specimens sent to pasteur institute of Iran in 2015, Journal of Babol University of Medical Sciences , 17 ( 12 ), pp. 65 – 70, Rahpeyma, M., Fahartaj, F., Fazeli, M., Sheykholeslami, F., Bashar, R., Howeizeh, N., Gholami, A., 2015.

Epidemiology of rabies in Oman: A retrospective study (1991–2013), Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 21 ( 8 ), pp. 591 – 597, Al Abaidani, I., Al Abri, S., Prakash, K.P., Hassan Hussain, M., Hammad Hussain, M., Al Rawahi, A.H., 2015.

Establishment of a Canine Rabies Burden in Haiti through the Implementation of a Novel Surveillance Program, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 (11), art. no. e0004245, Wallace, R.M., Reses, H., Franka, R., Dilius, P., Fenelon, N., Orciari, L., Etheart, M., Destine, A., Crowdis, K., Blanton, J.D., Francisco, C., Ludder, F., Del Rio Vilas, V., Haim, J., Millien, M., 2015.

Evaluation of phenotypic factors for anti-rabies antibody in vaccinated pet dogs, VirusDisease, 26 ( 4 ), pp. 282 – 287. Savaliya, B.F., Mathakiya, R.A., Bhanderi, B.B., Jhala, M.K., 2015.

Exposure to rabies in small Indian mongooses (Herpestes auropunctatus) from two regions in Puerto Rico, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51 ( 4 ), pp. 896 – 900, Berentsen, A.R., Johnson, S.R., Gilbert, A.T., Vercauteren, K.C, 2015.

Global partnerships are critical to advance the control of Neglected Zoonotic Diseases: The case of the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Acta Tropica, Article in Press, Nel, L.H., Taylor, L.H., Balaram, D., Doyle, K.A.S., 2015.

Population Dynamics of Owned, Free-Roaming Dogs: Implications for Rabies Control, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 ( 11 ), art. no. e0004177, Conan, A., Akerele, O., Simpson, G., Reininghaus, B., van Rooyen, J., Knobel, D., 2015.

Rabies, Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine: Seventh Edition, pp. 171 – 172, Wilson, P.J., 2014.

Rabies, Reference Module in Biomedical Research, Belshan, M.A., Knoop, F.C., 2014.

Rabies confirmed in an illegally imported dog in France, The Veterinary Record, 176 ( 22 ), p. 558, (no author name available), 2015.

Rabies surveillance among bats in Tennessee, USA, 1996-2010, Journal of Wildlife Diseases,  51 ( 4 ), pp. 821 – 832, Gilbert, A.T., McCracken, G.F., Sheeler, L.L., Muller, L.I., O’Rourke, D., Kelch, W.J., New, J.C., 2015.

Rabies virus infection in ferret badgers (Melogale moschata subaurantiaca) in Taiwan: A retrospective study, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51 ( 4 ), pp. 923 – 928, Chang, J.-C., Tsai, K.-J., Hsu, W.-C., Tu, Y.-C., Chuang, W.-C., Chang, C.-Y., Chang, S.-W., Lin, T.-E., Fang, K.-Y., Chang, Y.-F., Tsai, H.-J., Lee, S.-H., 2015.

Raccoon contact networks predict seasonal susceptibility to rabies outbreaks and limitations of vaccination, Journal of Animal Ecology, 84 ( 6 ), pp. 1720 – 1731, Reynolds, J.J.H., Hirsch, B.T., Gehrt, S.D., Craft, M.E., 2015.

Smartphone and GPS technology for free-roaming dog population surveillance - A methodological study, Veterinaria Italiana, 51 ( 3 ), pp. 165 – 172, Barnard, S., Ippoliti, C., Di Flaviano, D., De Ruvo, A., Messori, S., Giovannini, A., Villa, P.D., 2015.

Surveillance of Human Rabies by National Authorities - A Global Survey, Zoonoses and Public Health, 62 ( 7 ), pp. 543 – 552, Taylor, L.H., Knopf, L., 2015.

The Pan-African Rabies Control Network (PARACON): A unified approach to eliminating canine rabies in Africa, Antiviral Research, 124 pp. 93 – 100, Scott, T.P., Coetzer, A., De Balogh, K., Wright, N., Nel, L.H., 2015.

What is the true risk of imported dogs to the UK?, The Veterinary Record, 176 ( 26 ), pp. 670 – 671, Boyden, P., 2015.

Worldwide rabies deaths prevention-A focus on the current inadequacies in postexposure prophylaxis of animal bite victims, Vaccine, Article in Press, Wilde, H., Lumlertdacha, B., Meslin, F.X., Ghai, S., Hemachudha, T., 2015.

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Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley fever virus: A review of diagnosis and vaccination, and implications for emergence in Europe, Vaccine, 33 ( 42 ), pp. 5520 – 5531, Mansfield, K.L., Banyard, A.C., McElhinney, L., Johnson, N., Horton, D.L., Hernández-Triana, L.M., Fooks, A.R., 2015.

Rift valley fever potential mosquito vectors and their infection status in Ngorongoro District in northern Tanzania, Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 17 ( 4 ), pp. 1 – 9, Mhina, A.D., Kasanga, C.J., Sindato, C., Karimuribo, E.D., Mboera, L.E.G., 2015.

Seroprevalence and economic impact of rift valley fever among small ruminants, Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 10 (11), pp. 781 – 788, Selim, A., Kamel, I., Ibrahim, E.-S.M., 2015.

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A broad spectrum screening of Schmallenberg virus antibodies in wildlife animals in Germany, Veterinary Research, 46 ( 1 ), art. no. 99, Mouchantat, S., Wernike, K., Lutz, W., Hoffmann, B., Ulrich, R.G., Börner, K., Wittstatt, U., Beer, M., 2015.

Culicoides species communities associated with wild ruminant ecosystems in Spain: Tracking the way to determine potential bridge vectors for arboviruses, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 10 ), art. no. e0141667, Talavera, S., Muñoz-Muñoz, F., Durán, M., Verdún, M., Soler-Membrives, A., Oleaga, A., Arenas, A., Ruiz-Fons, F., Estrada, R., Pagès, N., 2015.

Exposure of Asian elephants and other exotic ungulates to Schmallenberg virus, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 8 ), art. no. e0135532, Molenaar, F.M., La Rocca, S.A., Khatri, M., Lopez, J., Steinbach, F., Dastjerdi, A., 2015.

Schmallenberg virus infection, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique, 34 ( 2 ), pp. 363 – 373, Wernike, K., Elbers, A., Beer, M., 2015.

Schmallenberg virus antibody development and decline in a naturally infected dairy cattle herd in Germany, 2011-2014, Veterinary Microbiology, Article in Press, Wernike, K., Holsteg, M., Saßerath, M., Beer, M., 2015.

Schmallenberg virus infection in South American camelids: Field and experimental investigations, Veterinary Microbiology, 180 ( 3-4 ), pp. 171 – 179, Schulz, C., Beer, M., Hoffmann, B., 2015.

Testing of UK populations of Culex pipiens L. for schmallenberg virus vector competence and their colonization, PLoS ONE, 10 ( 8 ), art. no. e0134453, Manley, R., Harrup, L.E., Veronesi, E., Stubbins, F., Stoner, J., Gubbins, S., Wilson, A., Batten, C., Koenraadt, C.J.M., Henstock, M., Barber, J., Carpenter, S., 2015.

Zoonotic risks from small ruminants, Veterinary Microbiology, 181 ( 1-2 ), pp. 53 – 65, Ganter, M., 2015.

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West Nile Fever

West Nile Virus (Flaviviridae), Reference Module in Biomedical Research, Kramer, L.D., 2014.

West nile virus encephalitis in Alanya, Turkey: A case report, Klimik Dergisi , 28 ( 2 ), pp. 8 - 87, Erdoğan, H., 2015.

West Nile virus infection in children, Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy , 13 ( 11 ), pp. 1373 – 1386,  Barzon, L., Pacenti, M., Sinigaglia, A., Berto, A., Trevisan, M., Palù, G.2015.


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