Scientific Articles of Note Q3 2017

A list of scientific articles published during the last quarter with hyperlinks for ease of access. The focus is on field and epidemiological papers, with relevance for those working in this area.

African Horse Sickness

Immunogenicity of plant-produced African horse sickness virus-like particles: Implications for a novel vaccine, Plant Biotechnology Journal , Article in Press, Dennis, S.J., Meyers, A.E., Guthrie, A.J., Hitzeroth, I.I., Rybicki, E.P., 2017

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African Swine Fever

African swine fever in eastern Europe: The risk to the UK, Veterinary Record , 181 ( 10 ), pp. 261 - 262 ., 2017

African swine fever virus infection in Classical swine fever subclinically infected wild boars, BMC Veterinary Research , 13 ( 1 ), art. no. 227, Cabezón, O., Muñoz-González, S., Colom-Cadena, A., Pérez-Simó, M., Rosell, R., Lavín, S., Marco, I., Fraile, L., de la Riva, P.M., Rodríguez, F., Domínguez, J., Ganges, L., 2017

Estimation of the transmission dynamics of African swine fever virus within a swine house, Epidemiology and Infection , pp. 1 - 10 ., Article in Press, Nielsen, J.P., Larsen, T.S., Halasa, T., Christiansen, L.E., 2017

Investigations of pro- and anti-apoptotic factors affecting African swine fever virus replication and pathogenesis, Viruses , 9 ( 9 ), art. no. 241, Dixon, L.K., Sánchez-Cordón, P.J., Galindo, I., Alonso, C., 2017

Motion-based video monitoring for early detection of livestock diseases: The case of African swine fever, PLoS ONE , 12 ( 9 ), art. no. e0183793, Fernández-Carrión, E., Martínez-Avilés, M., Ivorra, B., Martínez-López, B., Ramos, Á.M., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., 2017

Quantitative approach for the risk assessment of African swine fever and Classical swine fever introduction into the United States through legal imports of pigs and swine products, PLoS ONE , 12 ( 8 ), art. no. e0182850, Herrera-Ibatá, D.M., Martínez-López, B., Quijada, D., Burton, K., Mur, L., 2017

The epidemiology of African swine fever in “nonendemic” regions of Zambia (1989–2015): Implications for disease prevention and control, Viruses , 9 ( 9 ) , art. no. 236, Simulundu, E., Lubaba, C.H., Heerden, J.V., Kajihara, M., Mataa, L., Chambaro, H.M., Sinkala, Y., Munjita, S.M., Munang’Andu, H.M., Nalubamba, K.S., Samui, K., Pandey, G.S., Takada, A., Mweene, A.S., 2017

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Bluetongue

Bluetongue–an ever present threat to UK ruminants?, Cattle Practice , 24 ( 2 ), pp. 41 - 51 ., Darpel, K.E., 2016

Coinfections of Sudanese dairy cattle with bovine herpes virus 1, bovine viral diarrhea virus, bluetongue virus and bovine herpes virus 4 and their relation to reproductive disorders, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 3 ( 4 ), pp. 332 - 337 ., Elhassan, A.M., Babiker, A.M., Ahmed, M.E., El Hussein, A.M., 2016

Serologic evidence of various arboviruses detected in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the United States, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene , 97 ( 2 ), pp. 319 - 323 ., Pedersen, K., Wang, E., Weaver, S.C., Wolf, P.C., Randall, A.R., Van Why, K.R., Da Rosa, A.P.A.T., Gidlewski, T., 2017

Surveillance of biting midges (Culicoides spp.) in Northern Ireland: Influence of seasonality, surrounding habitat and livestock housing, Medical and Veterinary Entomology , Article in Press, Jess, S., Thompson, G.M., Clawson, S., Forsythe, I.W.N., Rea, I., Gordon, A.W., Murchie, A.K., 2017

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

An economic assessment of foot and mouth disease in Japan, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique , 36 ( 1 ), pp. 207 - 215 ., Hayama, Y., Osada, Y., Oushiki, D., Tsutsui, T., 2017

Benefits of an animal traceability system for a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak: A supply-driven social accounting matrix approach, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics , 49 ( 3 ), pp. 438 - 466 ., Kim, M.-K., Ukkestad, C.M., Tejeda, H.A., Bailey, D., 2017

Detection and identification of Foot and Mouth disease virus serotypes in Assiut governorate, Egypt, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 4 ( 1 ), pp. 32 - 38 ., El-Khabaz, K.A.S., Al-Hosary, A.A.R., 2017

Drivers of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle at wild/domestic interface: Insights from farmers, buffalo and lions, Diversity and Distributions , 23 ( 9 ), pp. 1018 - 1030 ., Miguel, E., Grosbois, V., Fritz, H., Caron, A., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Nicod, F., Loveridge, A.J., Stapelkamp, B., Macdonald, D.W., Valeix, M., 2017

Efficacy of a high potency O1 Manisa monovalent vaccine against heterologous challenge with foot-and-mouth disease virus of O/SEA/Mya-98 lineage in sheep, Antiviral Research , 145, pp. 114 - 122 ., Singanallur, N.B., Pacheco, J.M., Arzt, J., Stenfeldt, C., Fosgate, G.T., Rodriguez, L., Vosloo, W., 2017

Enhanced protection against FMDV in cattle after prime- boost vaccination based on mucosal and inactivated FMD vaccine, Veterinary Microbiology , 210, pp. 1 - 7 ., Khalifa, M.E., El-Deeb, A.H., Zeidan, S.M., Hussein, H.A., Abu-El-Naga, H.I., 2017

Epidemiological and genetic analysis concerning the non-enterovirus 71 and non-coxsackievirus A16 causative agents related to hand, foot and mouth disease in Anyang city, Henan Province, China, from 2011 to 2015, Journal of Medical Virology , 89 ( 10 ), pp. 1749 - 1758 ., Li, Y., Bao, H., Zhang, X., Zhai, M., Bao, X., Wang, D., Zhang, S., 2017

Immune responses in pigs and cattle vaccinated with half-volume foot-and-mouth disease vaccine, Journal of Veterinary Science , 18, pp. 323 - 331 ., Park, M.-E., You, S.-H., Lee, S.-Y., Lee, K.-N., Ko, M.-K., Choi, J.-H., Kim, B., Lee, J.-S., Park, J.-H., 2017

Influence of vaccine potency and booster administration of foot-and-mouth disease vaccines on the antibody response in calves with maternal antibodies, Journal of Veterinary Science , 18, pp. 315 - 322 ., Çokçalişkan, C., Türkoğlu, T., Uzunlu, E., Sareyyüpoğlu, B., Hanci, I., Ipek, A., Arslan, A., Babak, A., Ildeniz, G., Gülyaz, V., 2017

Protective effects of high-potency FMDV O1 Manisa monovalent vaccine in cattle challenged with FMDV O/SKR/2010 at 7 or 4 days post vaccination, Vaccine , Article in Press, Horsington, J., Perez, C.B., Maradei, E., Novo, S.G., Gonzales, J.L., Singanallur, N.B., Bonastre, P., Vosloo, W., 2017

Serological evidence of vaccination and perceptions concerning Foot-and-Mouth Disease control in cattle at the wildlife-livestock interface of the Kruger National Park, South Africa, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 147, pp. 17 - 25 ., Lazarus, D.D., Fosgate, G.T., van Schalkwyk, O.L., Burroughs, R.E.J., Heath, L., Maree, F.F., Blignaut, B., Reininghaus, B., Mpehle, A., Rikhotso, O., Thomson, G.R., 2017

Seroprevalence of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) and associated risk factors in unvaccinated sheep and goats in Pyawbwe and Meikhtila townships of Myanmar, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 4 ( 2 ), pp. 161 - 167 ., Phyoe, H.M.M., Khaing, A.T., Abba, Y., Aung, Y.H., Htun, L.L., Htin, N.N., Abdullah, J.F.F., Lila, M.A.M., 2017

Where to next with animal health in Latin America? The transition from endemic to disease-free status, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique , 36 ( 1 ), pp. 331 - 348 ., Rojas, H., Romero, J.R., 2017

Working towards consensus: The need for coordinated policies to assist control of foot and mouth disease and emerging disease threats in South-East Asia, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique , 36 ( 1 ), pp. 349 - 358 ., Patrick, I.W., Sovann, S., Socheat, S., 2017

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General

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Influenza

Avian Influenza A (H7N9) viruses isolated from patients with mild and fatal infection differ in pathogenicity and induction of cytokines, Microbial Pathogenesis , 111, pp. 402 - 409 ., Zhou, J., Guo, X., Fang, D., Yu, Y., Si, L., Wang, Y., Zeng, G., Yan, H., Wu, J., Ke, C., Jiang, L., 2017

Current situation of H9N2 subtype avian influenza in China, Veterinary Research , 48 ( 1 ) , art. no. 49, Gu, M., Xu, L., Wang, X., Liu, X., 2017

Demographic and ecological risk factors for human influenza A virus infections in rural Indonesia, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses , 11 ( 5 ), pp. 425 - 433 ., Root, E.D., Agustian, D., Kartasasmita, C., Uyeki, T.M., Simões, E.A.F., 2017

Human infection with a further evolved avian H9N2 influenza A virus in Sichuan, China, Science China Life Sciences , pp. 1 - 3 . Article in Press, Xu, J., Li, S., Yang, Y., Liu, B., Yang, H., Li, T., Zhang, L., Li, W., Luo, X., Zhang, L., Pan, M., 2017

Recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in South Korea, Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research , 6 ( 2 ), pp. 95 - 103 ., Kim, H.K., Jeong, D.G., Yoon, S.-W., 2017

Vertical transmission of H9N2 Avian influenza virus in goose, Frontiers in Microbiology , 8 ( AUG ) , art. no. 1559, Yu, G., Wang, A., Tang, Y., Diao, Y., 2017

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Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD)

Economic impact of lumpy skin disease and cost effectiveness of vaccination for the control of outbreaks in Ethiopia, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 147, pp. 100 - 107 ., Molla, W., de Jong, M.C.M., Gari, G., Frankena, K., 2017

Field study on the use of vaccination to control the occurrence of lumpy skin disease in Ethiopian cattle, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 147 pp. 34 - 41 ., Molla, W., Frankena, K., Gari, G., de Jong, M.C.M., 2017

Transmission dynamics of lumpy skin disease in Ethiopia, Epidemiology and Infection , pp. 1 - 8 ., Article in Press, Molla, W., Frankena, K., de Jong, M.C.M., 2017

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Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

Concurrent vaccination of goats with foot and mouth disease (FMD) and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) booster vaccines, Tropical Animal Health and Production , pp. 1 - 3 ., Article in Press, Mansoor, M.K., Al-Rawahi, A.H., El-Tahir, H.A., Al-Faraei, B., Hussain, M.H., Asi, M.N., Al-Hussani, I., Sabar, S., 2017

Haematological parameters and serum biochemical assay of West African Dwarf goats infected with peste des petits ruminants virus in Nsukka, Enugu State, Comparative Clinical Pathology , pp. 1 - 7 ., Article in Press, Ugochukwu, I.C.I., Ugochukwu, E.I., Chukwu, C.C., 2017

Seroprevalence of Peste des Petits Ruminant Virus specific antibody in goats in different regions of Bangladesh, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 3 ( 2 ), pp. 127 - 133 ., Islam, M.M., Hasan, M.A., Abu Yousuf, M., Islam, U.K., Shawan, M.M.A.K., Islam, M.R., 2016

Susceptibility of Moroccan sheep and goat breeds to peste des petits ruminants virus, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica , 59 ( 1 ) , art. no. 56, Fakri, F.Z., Elhajjam, A., Bamouh, Z., Jazouli, M., Boumart, Z., Tadlaoui, K., Fassi-Fihri, O., Elharrak, M., 2017

The economic impact of peste des petits ruminants in India, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique , 36 ( 1 ), pp. 245 - 264 ., Bardhan, D., Kumar, S., Anandsekaran, G., Chaudhury, J.K., Meraj, M., Singh, R.K., Verma, M.R., Kumar, D., Kumar, N., Lone, S.A., Mishra, V., Mohanty, B.S., Korade, N., De, U.K., 2017

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Rabies

Detection of rabies in camel, goat and cattle in Sudan using Fluorescent antibody test (FAT) and hemi nested Polymerase Chain Reaction (hnRT-PCR), Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 3 ( 3 ), pp. 274 - 277 ., Ahmed, B.A., Ali, Y.H., Ahmed, O., Elmagboul, S., Ballal, A., 2016

Dog-transmitted Rabies in Beijing, China, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences , 30 ( 7 ), pp. 526 - 529 ., Zhang, J.Y., Zhang, B., Zhang, S.F., Zhang, F., Li, N., Liu, Y., Hu, R.L., 2017

Domestic dog roaming patterns in remote northern Australian indigenous communities and implications for disease modelling, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 146, pp. 52 - 60 ., Hudson, E.G., Brookes, V.J., Dürr, S., Ward, M.P., 2017

Epidemiology, clinical features and risk factors for human rabies and animal bites during an outbreak of rabies in Maputo and Matola cities, Mozambique, 2014: Implications for public health interventions for rabies control, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 7 ) , art. no. e0005787, Salomão, C., Nacima, A., Cuamba, L., Gujral, L., Amiel, O., Baltazar, C., Cliff, J., Gudo, E.S., 2017

Future prospects for the development of cost-effective adenovirus vaccines, International Journal of Molecular Sciences , 18 ( 3 ), Fougeroux, C., Holst, P.J., 2017

Improper wound treatment and delay of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis of animal bite victims in China: Prevalence and determinants, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 7 ) , art. no. e0005663, Liu, Q., Wang, X., Liu, B., Gong, Y., Mkandawire, N., Li, W., Fu, W., Li, L., Gan, Y., Shi, J., Shi, B., Liu, J., Cao, S., Lu, Z., 2017

Investigation into dog bite in cattle, goats and dog at selected veterinary hospitals in Bangladesh and India, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 3 ( 3 ), pp. 252 - 258 ., Islam, K.M.F., Hossain, M.I., Jalal, S., Quader, M.N., Kumar, S., Islam, K., Shawn, A.I., Hoque, A., 2016

Mass vaccination has led to the elimination of rabies since 2014 in South Korea, Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research , 6 ( 2 ), pp. 111 - 119 ., Yang, D.-K., Kim, H.-H., Lee, K.-K., Yoo, J.-Y., Seomun, H., Cho, I.-S., 2017

One Health messaging about bats and rabies: How framing of risks, benefits and attributions can support public health and wildlife conservation goals, Wildlife Research , 44 ( 3 ), pp. 200 - 206 ., Lu, H., McComas, K.A., Buttke, D.E., Roh, S., Wild, M.A., Decker, D.J., 2017

Predicting spatial spread of rabies in skunk populations using surveillance data reported by the public, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 7 ) , art. no. e0005822, Pepin, K.M., Davis, A.J., Streicker, D.G., Fischer, J.W., VerCauteren, K.C., Gilbert, A.T., 2017

Rabies and management of animal bites, Indian Journal of Medical Sciences , 68 ( 1 ), pp. 13 - 16 ., Jani, K.K., Gupta, N., 2016

Rabies in Carnivora and bats in the Republic of Croatia, Veterinarska Stanica , 48 ( 2 ), pp. 145 - 151 ., Šimić, I., Krešić, N., Lojkić, I., Bedeković, T., 2017

Rabies vaccines, Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics , 18 ( 1 ), pp. 67 - 73 ., Sudarshan, M.K., 2016

Beware of the dog, New Scientist , 235 ( 3137 ), pp. 38 - 41 ., Wilson, C., 2017

Re-emergence of rabies virus maintained by canid populations in Paraguay, Zoonoses and Public Health , Article in Press, Amarilla, A.C.F., Pompei, J.C.A., Araujo, D.B., Vázquez, F.A., Galeano, R.R., Delgado, L.M., Bogado, G., Colman, M., Sanabria, L., Iamamoto, K., Garcia, R., Assis, D., Recalde, R., Martorelli, L.F., Quiñones, E., Cabello, A., Martini, M., Cosivi, O., Durigon, E.L., Favoretto, S.R., 2017

Risk factors for inadequate antibody response to primary rabies vaccination in dogs under one year of age, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 7 ) , art. no. e0005761, Wallace, R.M., Pees, A., Blanton, J.B., Moore, S.M., 2017

Roles of wildlife in epidemiology of rabies: A mini-review, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research , 4 ( 2 ), pp. 117 - 124 ., Aiyedun, J.O., Oludairo, O.O., Olorunshola, I.D., 2017

Social, conservation & economic implications of rabies in Australia, Australian Zoologist , 38 ( 3 ), pp. 457 - 463 ., Sparkes, J., Ballard, G., Fleming, P.J.S., Brown, W., 2017

The importance of wild canids in the epidemiology of rabies in northeast Brazil: A retrospective study, Zoonoses and Public Health , 63 ( 6 ), pp. 486 - 493 ., Cordeiro, R.D.A., Duarte, N.F.H., Rolim, B.N., Soares Júnior, F.A., Franco, I.C.F., Ferrer, L.L., Almeida, C.P., Duarte, B.H., de Araújo, D.B., Rocha, M.F.G., Brilhante, R.S.N., Favoretto, S.R., Sidrim, J.J.C., 2016

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Rift Valley Fever

Ecohealth research in Africa: Where from—Where to?, Acta Tropica , 175, pp. 1 - 8 ., Bergquist, R., Brattig, N.W., Chimbari, M.J., Zinsstag, J., Utzinger, J., 2017

Effects of irrigation and rainfall on the population dynamics of Rift Valley fever and other arbovirus mosquito vectors in the epidemic-prone Tana River County, Kenya, Journal of Medical Entomology , 54 ( 2 ), pp. 460 - 470 ., Sang, R., Lutomiah, J., Said, M., Makio, A., Koka, H., Koskei, E., Nyunja, A., Owaka, S., Matoke-Muhia, D., Bukachi, S., Lindahl, J., Grace, D., Bett, B., 2017

Rift Valley fever virus and European mosquitoes: Vector competence of Culex pipiens and Stegomyia albopicta (=Aedes albopictus), Medical and Veterinary Entomology , Article in Press, Brustolin, M., Talavera, S., Nuñez, A., Santamaría, C., Rivas, R., Pujol, N., Valle, M., Verdún, M., Brun, A., Pagès, N., Busquets, N., 2017

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Schmallenberg

Association of clinical signs after acute Schmallenberg virus infection with milk production and fertility in Swiss dairy cows, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 146, pp. 121 - 129 ., Lechner, I., Wüthrich, M., Meylan, M., van den Borne, B.H.P., Schüpbach-Regula, G., 2017

Economic assessment of an emerging disease: The case of Schmallenberg virus in France, OIE Revue Scientifique et Technique , 36 ( 1 ), pp. 265 - 277 ., Waret-Szkuta, A., Alarconl, P., Häsler, B., Rushton, J., Corbière, F., Raboisson, D., 2017

Genetically stable infectious Schmallenberg virus persists in foetal envelopes of pregnant ewes, Journal of General Virology , 98 ( 7 ) , art. no. 000841 , pp. 1630 - 1635 ., Poskin, A., Martinelle, L., Van der Stede, Y., Saegerman, C., Cay, B., De Regge, N., 2017

Significant re-emergence and recirculation of Schmallenberg virus in previously exposed dairy herds in Ireland in 2016, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 64 ( 5 ), pp. 1359 - 1363 ., Collins, Á.B., Barrett, D.J., Doherty, M.L., McDonnell, M., Mee, J.F., 2017

Schmallenberg disease: Can it affect the human beings?, Medicina Clinica , Article in Press, Fleta Zaragozano, J., 2017

The potential for reassortment between oropouche and schmallenberg orthobunyaviruses, Viruses , 9 ( 8 ) , art. no. 220, Tilston-Lunel, N.L., Shi, X., Elliott, R.M., Acrani, G.O., 2017

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West Nile Fever

Forecasting the spread of mosquito-borne disease using publicly accessible data: A case study in Chikungunya, AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium , 2016, pp. 431 - 440 ., Cooper, K.M., Bastola, D.R., Gandhi, R., Ghersi, D., Hinrichs, S., Morien, M., Fruhling, A., 2016

Incidence of West Nile virus infection in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area during the 2012 epidemic, Epidemiology and infection , 145 ( 12 ), pp. 2536 - 2544 ., Williamson, P.C., Custer, B., Biggerstaff, B.J., Lanciotti, R.S., Sayers, M.H., Eason, S.J., Dixon, M.R., Winkelman, V., Lanteri, M.C., Petersen, L.R., Busch, M.P., 2017

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