Scientific Articles of Note Q3 2018

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

African swine fever in China Veterinary Record, 183(9), pp. 300-301 Li, X., Tian, K. 2018.

Comparing Culicoides biting rates in horses and cattle in The Netherlands: potential relevance to African horse sickness epidemiology Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 166(7), pp. 535-544. Elbers, A.R.W., Gonzales, J.L., Meiswinkel, R., 2018.

Emergence of African Swine Fever in China, 2018 Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Article in Press Zhou, X., Li, N., Luo, Y., (...), Qiu, H.-J., Hu, R., 2018.

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African Swine Fever

Could African swine fever and classical swine fever viruses enter into the United States via swine products carried in air passengers’ luggage? Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Article in Press Jurado, C., Paternoster, G., Martínez-López, B., Burton, K., Mur, L. 2018.

Descriptive and multivariate analysis of the pig sector in Georgia and its implications for disease transmission PLoS ONE, 13(8), art. no. e0202800. Beltrán-Alcrudo, D., Kukielka, E.A., De Groot, N., (...), Sokhadze, M., Martínez-López, 2018.

Survival and localization of African swine fever virus in stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) after feeding on viremic blood using a membrane feeder, Veterinary Microbiology, 222, pp. 25-29, Olesen, A.S., Hansen, M.F., Rasmussen, T.B., (...), Bødker, R., Bøtner, A., 2018.

Wild boar and infectious diseases: Evaluation of the current risk to human and domestic animal health in Switzerland: A review, Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde, 160(7), pp. 443-460, Meier, R.K., Ryser-Degiorgis, M.P., 2018.

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Aujeszky's Disease

Epidemiology of pseudorabies in intensive pig farms in Shanghai, China: Herd-level prevalence and risk factors Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 159, pp. 51-56. Xia, L., Sun, Q., Wang, J., (...), Yan, Y., Cai, C., 2018.

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An update of the Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) checklist for the Balkans Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 462. Pudar, D., Petrić, D., Allène, X., (...), Zuko, A., Balenghien, T. 2018.

Assessment of cross-protection induced by a bluetongue virus (BTV) serotype 8 vaccine towards other BTV serotypes in experimental conditions, Veterinary Research, 49(1), art. no. 63, Martinelle, L., Dal Pozzo, F., Thys, C., (...), Thiry, E., Saegerman, C., 2018.

Field distribution and density of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) eggs in dairy wastewater habitats Journal of Medical Entomology, 55(2), pp. 392-397. Wong, N.D., McDermott, E.G., Murillo, A.C., Mullens, B.A. 2018.

New generation vaccines against bluetongue virus, Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 74(6), pp. 377-382, Niedbalski, W., Fitzner, A., 2018.

Prevalence and risk factors for bluetongue in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, Veterinary Medicine and Science Article in Press, da Silva, T.G., Lima, M.S., Spedicato, M., (...), Savini, G., Pituco, E.M., 2018.

Reproductive performances and abortion etiologies of native bedouin goats in the arid zones of Algeria, Livestock Research for Rural Development, 30(7), Kouri, A., Charallah, S., Kouri, F., Amirat, Z., Khammar, F., 2018.

Seroprevalence of bluetongue and presence of viral antigen and type-specific neutralizing antibodies in goats in Tripura, a state at Indo-Bangladesh border of northeastern India, Tropical Animal Health and Production, pp. 1-5 Article in Press, De, A., Das, T.K., Chand, K., (...), Lohumi, A., Biswas, S.K., 2018.

Vector competence of pre-alpine Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for bluetongue virus serotypes 1, 4 and 8 Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 466. Paslaru, A.I., Mathis, A., Torgerson, P., Veronesi, E. 2018.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Aboveground burial for managing catastrophic losses of livestock, International Journal of One Health, 3, pp. 50-56, Flory, G.A., Peer, R.W., Clark, R.A., (...), Mbarek, A.B., Farsi, S., 2017.

A proposal for a UK Ethics Council for animal policy: The case for putting ethics back into policy making, Animals, 8(6), art. no. 88, McCulloch, S.P., Reiss, M.J., 2018.

A review of epidemic models related to meteorological factors, Current Bioinformatics, 13(4), pp. 360-366., Liu, Y., Peng, Y., Li, Q., Xiong, X., 2018.

Animal-level risk factors associated with foot-and-mouth disease in cattle and buffalo in Egypt, Comparative Clinical Pathology, pp. 1-5, Article in Press, Elgioushy, M., Rizk, M.A., El-Sayed, S.A.E.-S., El-Nahas, E.M., 2018.

Characterization of naturally occurring, new and persistent subclinical foot-and-mouth disease virus infection in vaccinated Asian buffalo in Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Farooq, U., Ahmed, Z., Naeem, K., (...), Rodriguez, L., Arzt, J., 2018.

Clinical and infection dynamics of foot-and-mouth disease in beef feedlot cattle: An expert survey Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 158, pp. 160-168. Cabezas, A.H., Sanderson, M.W., Jaberi-Douraki, M., Volkova, V.V., 2018

Corrigendum to: Development of a chemiluminescence immunoassay using recombinant non-structural epitope-based proteins to accurately differentiate foot-and-mouth disease virus-infected and vaccinated bovines (Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, (2018), 65, 2, (338-344), 10.1111/tbed.12811),Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 65(4), p. 1126, 2018.

Detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus in milk samples by real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction: Optimisation and evaluation of a high-throughput screening method with potential for disease surveillance Veterinary Microbiology, 223, pp. 189-194. Armson, B., Mioulet, V., Doel, C., (...), McIntosh, M.T., King, D.P. 2018.

Developing vaccines against Foot-and-mouth disease: A biotechnological approach, Archives of Razi Institute, 73(1), pp. 1-9, Shahriari, A.G., Habibi-Pirkoohi, M., 2018.

Disentangling the influence of livestock vs. farm density on livestock disease epidemics Ecosphere, 9(7), art. no. e02294. Meadows, A.J., Mundt, C.C., Keeling, M.J., Tildesley, M.J., 2018.

Effect of carcase decomposition on the inactivation of foot-and-mouth disease virus under northern Australian conditions Australian Veterinary Journal, 96(9), pp. 332-340. Hunnam, J., Duff, K., Wingett, M., Brayley, E., Williamson, G., 2018.

Effects of foot-and-mouth disease vaccination location and injection device on the incidence of site lesions in pork, Korean Journal for Food Science of Animal Resources, 38(3), pp. 498-505, Ko, E.Y., Jung, S., Jeong, H.K., Han, J.H., Son, J.H., 2018.

Effect of vaccine storage temperatures and dose rate on antibody responses to foot-and-mouth disease vaccination in Cambodia, Veterinary Medicine and Science, 4(1), pp. 35-44, Sieng, S., Walkden-Brown, S.W., Kerr, J., 2018.

Emergence of new variants in foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype 'O' in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Pakistan, 2012 to 2015, Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society, 6(2), pp. 181-188, Ur Rahman, H., Khan, M.A., Khan, S., (...), Khan, D.M., Shah, S.S.A, 2018.

Emergence of two novel sublineages Ind2001BD1 and Ind2001BD2 of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O in Bangladesh, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 65(4), pp. 1009-1023, Siddique, M.A., Ali, M.R., Alam, A.S.M.R.U., (...), Sultana, M., Hossain, M.A., 2018.

Foot-and-mouth disease infection dynamics in contact-exposed pigs are determined by the estimated exposure dose, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5(JUL), art. no. 167, Moreno-Torres, K.I., Brito, B.P., Branan, M.A., (...), Stenfeldt, C., Arzt, J., 2018.

Foot-and-mouth disease vaccine strain selection: current approaches and future perspectives Expert Review of Vaccines, 17(7), pp. 577-591. Mahapatra, M., Parida, S. 2018.

Macroeconomic impact of foot-and-mouth disease vaccination strategies for an outbreak in the Midwestern United States: A computable general equilibrium Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.

Article in Press Miller, M., Liu, L., Shwiff, S., Shwiff, S. 2018.

Modernizing Canada's foot-and-mouth disease response plan Canadian Veterinary Journal, 59(8), pp. 899-902. Gillies, M. 2019

Outbreak investigations of foot-and-mouth disease virus in Nepal between 2010 and 2015 in the context of historical serotype occurrence Veterinary Medicine and Science. Article in Press, Adhikari, G., Acharya, K.P., Upadhyay, M., (...), Stenfeldt, C., Arzt, J., 2018.

Overview of foot-and-mouth disease awareness among farmers and veterinarians in France, Veterinary Record, Article in Press, Raut, N., Rivière, J., Hosteing, S., (...), Debaere, O., Zanella, G., 2018.

Real-time decision-making during emergency disease outbreaks, PLoS Computational Biology, 14(7), art. no. e1006202, Probert, W.J.M., Jewell, C.P., Werkman, M., (...), Ferrari, M.J., Tildesley, M.J., 2018.

Risk factors for emergence of exotic foot-and-mouth disease O/ME-SA/Ind-2001d on smallholder farms in the Greater Mekong Subregion Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 159, pp. 115-122. Miller, C.A.J., Young, J.R., Nampanya, S., (...), Bush, R.D., Windsor, P.A., 2018.

Serosurvey of bluetongue, caprine arthritisencephalitis (CAE) and Maedi-Visna in Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) of a southern Brazilian zoo Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira, 38(6), pp. 1203-1206. Morikawa, V.M., Pellizzaro, M., Paploski, I.A.D., (...), Biondo, A.W., Filho, I.R.B. 2018.

Sheep breed and shearing influences attraction and blood-feeding behaviour of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) on a UK farm Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 473. Hope, A., Gubbins, S., Sanders, C., (...), Baylis, M., Carpenter, S. 2018.

Spatial and temporal risk as drivers for adoption of foot-and-mouth disease vaccination, Vaccine, Article in Press, Railey, A.F., Lembo, T., Palmer, G.H., Shirima, G.M., Marsh, T.L, 2018.

Risk factors for recurrence of FMD outbreaks in Iran: A case-control study in a highly endemic area BMC Veterinary Research, 14(1), art. no. 253. Ilbeigi, K., Bokaie, S., Aghasharif, S., Soares Magalhães, R.J., Rashtibaf, M., 2018.

Vaccination under uncertainty Nature Ecology and Evolution. Article in Press Lau, M.S.Y., Grenfell, B.T. 2018.

Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches Nature Ecology and Evolution. Article in Press Casey-Bryars, M., Reeve, R., Bastola, U., (...), Cleaveland, S., Lembo, T. 2018.

Zoonoses and geomedical factors Geomedicine, pp. 195-199. Slagsvold, P., 2017.

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A method to identify the areas at risk for the introduction of avian influenza virus into poultry flocks through direct contact with wild ducks, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 65(4), pp. 1033-1038, Galletti, G., Santi, A., Guberti, V., (...), Procopio, A., Tamba, M., 2018.

Avian influenza A virus adaptation to the equine host and identification of host-specific markers Acta Virologica, 62(3), pp. 266-276. Mucha, V., Hollý, J., Varečková, E., Kostolanský, F. 2018.

Avian influenza a virus infection among workers at live poultry markets, china, 2013–2016, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), pp. 1246-1256, Ma, M.-J., Zhao, T., Chen, S.-H., (...), Lu, B., Cao, W.C., 2018.

Avian influenza knowledge, attitudes and practices among a sample f poultry farm and bird market workers in Baghdad, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 10(7), pp. 1787-1797, Mousa Al-Sarray, A.A., 2018.

Avian influenza surveillance in domestic waterfowl and environment of live bird markets in Bangladesh, 2007-2012, Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 9396, Khan, S.U., Gurley, E.S., Gerloff, N., (...), Donis, R.O., Luby, S.P., 2018.

Avian influenza virus ecology and evolution through a climatic lens, Environment International, 119, pp. 241-249, Morin, C.W., Stoner-Duncan, B., Winker, K., (...), Ebi, K.L., Rabinowitz, P.M., 2018.

Avian influenza viruses in pigs: An overview, Veterinary Journal, 239, pp. 7-14, Bourret, V., 2018.

Avian influenza virus surveillance in high arctic breeding geese, Greenland, Avian Diseases, 62(2), pp. 237-240, Gaidet, N., Leclercq, I., Batéjat, C., (...), Daufresne, T., Manuguerra, J.C., 2018.

Detection of an avian lineage influenza A(H7N2) virus in air and surface samples at a New York City feline quarantine facility Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 12(5), pp. 613-622. Blachere, F.M., Lindsley, W.G., Weber, A.M., (...), Mead, K.R., Noti, J.D. 2018.

Development and prospect of Influenza Surveillance Network in China Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 39(8), pp. 1036-1040. Dayan, W., 2018

Diversity of influenza a(H5n1) viruses in infected humans, northern vietnam, 2004–2010, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), pp. 1228-1238, Imai, H., Dinis, J.M., Zhong, G., (...), Friedrich, T.C., Kawaoka, Y., 2018.

Efficacy and efficiency of poultry carcass composting using different mechanical mixing equipment for avian influenza outbreaks, International Journal of One Health, 3, pp. 19-27, Keaten, J.E., Hutchinson, M., 2018.

Efficacy of commercial vaccines against newly emerging avian influenza H5N8 virus in Egypt, Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 9697, Kandeil, A., Sabir, J.S.M., Abdelaal, A., (...), Kayali, G., Ali, M.A, 2018.

Epidemiology of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China, 2013-2017, Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 39(1), pp. 44-46, Han, D., Han, C., Li, L., (...), Yang, J., Li, M., 2018.

Establishing monitored premises status for continuity of business permits during an HPAI outbreak, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5(JUN), art. no. 129, Umber, J., Johnson, R., Kromm, M., (...), Halvorson, D., Cardona, C., 2018.

Genetic evidence for the intercontinental movement of avian influenza viruses possessing North American-origin nonstructural gene allele B into South Korea Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 66, pp. 18-25. Cheon, S.-H., Lee, Y.-N., Kang, S.-I., (...), Son, H.-M., Lee, Y.-J.

Global dynamics of highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in poultry between 2005 and 2016—Focus on distance and rate of spread Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Article in Press Awada, L., Tizzani, P., Noh, S.M., (...), Mapitse, N., Chalvet-Monfray, K. 2018

Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus, democratic republic of the Congo, 2017, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), pp. 1371-1374, Twabela, A.T., Tshilenge, G.M., Sakoda, Y., (...), Zecchin, B., Monne, I., 2018.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus, Cameroon, 2017, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), pp. 1367-1370, Wade, A., Jumbo, S.D., Zecchin, B., (...), Cattoli, G., Monne, I., 2018.

H9N2 influenza viruses from Bangladesh: Transmission in chicken and New World quail Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses. Article in Press Seiler, P., Kercher, L., Feeroz, M.M., (...), Webby, R.J., Webster, R.G. 2018

Identification of avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 in chicken farms in Indonesia Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 159, pp. 99-105. Jonas, M., Sahesti, A., Murwijati, T., (...), Prihartini, W., Mahardika, G.N. 2018

Influenza Diseases of Poultry: Thirteenth Edition, pp. 181-218. Swayne, D.E., Suarez, D.L., Sims, L.D. 2018

Influenza viral vectors expressing two kinds of HA proteins for bivalent vaccines against clade and clade H5 HPAIVs, Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 9327, Hou, G., Li, J., Wang, Y., (...), Jin, J., Jiang, W., 2018.

Institutional shaping of research priorities: A case study on avian influenza, Research Policy Article in Press, Wallace, M.L., Ràfols, I., 2018.

Limited pathogenicity and transmissibility of Korean highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 clade in ferrets, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 65(4), pp. 923-926, Noh, J.-Y., Lee, D.-H., Yuk, S.-S., (...), Jeong, S., Song, C.-S., 2018.

Live bird markets in Bangladesh as a potentially important source for Avian Influenza Virus transmission Preventive veterinary medicine, 156, pp. 22-27 Hassan, M.M., Hoque, M.A., Ujvari, B., Klaassen, M., 2018.

Novel highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N6) viruses in the Netherlands, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), p. 1393, Xu, Y., 2018.

One health: The interface between veterinary and human health, International Journal of One Health, 4, pp. 8-14., Shrestha, K., Acharya, K.P., Shrestha, S, 2018.

Orthomyxo- and paramyxoviruses in marine mammals, South of Russia: Ecology, Development, 13(1), pp. 154-165, Gulyaeva, M.A., Alekseev, A.Yu., Sharshov, K.A., (...), Magomedova, M.Z., Shestopalov, A.M. 2018.

Poultry infection with influenza viruses of wild bird origin, China, 2016, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(7), pp. 1375-1377, Yu, Z., Cheng, K., Gao, Y., 2018.

Prevalence of avian influenza H9N2 virus among wild and domesticated bird species across Pakistan Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 50(4), pp. 1347-1354. Kausar, A., Anwar, S., Siddique, N., Ahmed, S., Dasti, J.I., 2018.

Quantifying the effect of swab pool size on the detection of influenza A viruses in broiler chickens and its implications for surveillance BMC Veterinary Research, 14(1), art. no. 265. Ssematimba, A., Malladi, S., Bonney, P.J., (...), Halvorson, D.A., Cardona, C.J., 2018.

Reverse zoonosis: Is swine influenza to blame? CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 12, pp. 1-11. Arunorat, J., Thanawongnuwech, R. 2017.

Seasonal, avian and pandemic influenzare we prepared? Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 39(8), pp. 1017-1020 Zijian, F., 2018.

Seroepidemiology and assessment of risk factors for the spread of avian influenza in birds in two Nigerian states, Veterinary Medicine and Science, 3(4), pp. 227-238, Ibrahim Waziri, M., Abdu, P.A., Sa’idu, L., Bello, M., 2018.

Severe human infection with a novel avian-origin influenza A(H7N4) virus, Science Bulletin, Article in Press, Huo, X., Cui, L.-B., Chen, C., (...), Gao, G.F., Zhu, F.-C., 2018.

The effects of closure to live poultry markets on Avian influenza A (H7N9) epidemics in China, Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 38(12), pp. 1716-1718, iu, T., Zhu, G., Zhang, B., (...), Yang, X., Ma, W., 2017.

The healthcare seeking rate of individuals with influenza like illness: a meta-analysis, Infectious Diseases, pp. 1-8. Article in Press, Ma, W., Huo, X., Zhou, M., 2018.

The pandemic threat of emerging H5 and H7 avian influenza viruses Viruses, 10(9), art. no. 461. Sutton, T.C., 2018.

Unanswered questions about the 1918 influenza pandemic: origin, pathology, and the virus itself, The Lancet Infectious Diseases Article in Press, Oxford, J.S., Gill, D., 2018.

Unlocking pandemic potential: Prevalence and spatial patterns of key substitutions in avian influenza H5N1 in Egyptian isolates, BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(1), art. no. 314, Young, S.G., Kitchen, A., Kayali, G., Carrel, M., 2018.

Where backyard poultry raisers seek care for sick poultry: Implications for avian influenza prevention in Bangladesh, BMC Public Health, 18(1), art. no. 969, Rimi, N.A., Sultana, R., Ishtiak-Ahmed, K., (...), Nahar, N., Luby, S.P., 2018.

Zoonotic Influenza and Human Health—Part 2: Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies, Current Infectious Disease Reports, 20(10), art. no. 38, Mehta, K., Goneau, L.W., Wong, J., L’Huillier, A.G., Gubbay, J.B., 2018.

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Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD)

Characterisation of putative immunomodulatory gene knockouts of lumpy skin disease virus in cattle towards an improved vaccine, Vaccine Article in Press, Kara, P.D., Mather, A.S., Pretorius, A., (...), Babiuk, S., Wallace, D.B., 2018.

Colostrum transfer of neutralizing antibodies against lumpy skin disease virus from vaccinated cows to their calves Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Article in Press Agianniotaki, E.I., Babiuk, S., Katsoulos, P.-D., (...), Chondrokouki, E.D., Dovas, C.I., 2018.

Economic cost of lumpy skin disease outbreaks in three Balkan countries: Albania, Bulgaria and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (2016-2017), Transboundary and Emerging Diseases Article in Press, Casal, J., Allepuz, A., Miteva, A., (...), Alexandrov, T., Beltrán-Alcrudo, D., 2018.

Sporadic cases of lumpy skin disease among cattle in Sharkia province, Egypt: Genetic characterization of lumpy skin disease virus isolates and pathological findings Veterinary World, 11(8), pp. 1150-1158. Abdallah, F.M., El Damaty, H.M., Kotb, G.F., 2018.

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Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

A dynamic model of transmission and elimination of peste des petits ruminants in Ethiopia Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(33), pp. 8454-8459. Fournié, G., Waret-Szkuta, A., Camacho, A., (...), Pfeiffer, D.U., Roger, F., 2018.

Epidemiology and genetic characterization of Peste des petits ruminants virus in Bangladesh Veterinary Medicine and Science, 4(3), pp. 161-171 Rahman, M.Z., Haider, N., Gurley, E.S., (...), Zeidner, N., Rahman, M., 2018.

Genetic characterization of small ruminant morbillivirus from recently emerging wave of outbreaks in Pakistan, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases Article in Press, Shabbir, M.Z., Ul-Rahman, A., Zahid, M.N., Munir, M., 2018.

Identification of peste des petits ruminants virus, Georgia, 2016, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(8), pp. 1576-1578, Donduashvili, M., Goginashvili, K., Toklikishvili, N., (...), Diallo, A., Dundon, W.G., 2018.

Peste des Petits Ruminants outbreaks in Tunisia in 2016 Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.  Article in Press Ben Hassen, S., Monaco, F., Sghaier, S., (...), Hammami, S., Cosseddu, G.M. 2018

Serosurvey for assessing PPR vaccination status in rural system of Chhattisgarh state of India, Small Ruminant Research Article in Press, Balamurugan, V., Muthuchelvan, D., Govindaraj, G., (...), Hemadri, D., Roy, P., 2018.

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A comparative study on rabies prophylaxis in anti-rabies clinic between a secondary and tertiary care hospital in Bengaluru city, Journal of Communicable Diseases, 49(2), pp. 1-5, Masthi, R., Iswarya, 2017.

A milestone towards eliminating rabies, Veterinary Record, 182(26), pp. 732-733, Mouezy, J., 2018.

An overview of animal health and communication constraints in smallholder farming systems of Machakos County, Kenya Tropical Animal Health and Production. Article in Press Mutua, F., Onono, J., Bruck, A., Makau, L. 2018

A retrospective evaluation of bites at risk of rabies transmission across 7 years: The need to improve surveillance and reporting systems for rabies elimination, PLoS ONE, 13(7), art. no. e0197996, De Nardo, P., Gentilotti, E., Vairo, F., (...), Ismail, A., Ippolito, G., 2018.

Assessing rabies knowledge gaps in human and animal healthcare professionals practicing in Washington, DC—A one health approachZoonoses and Public Health. Article in Press, Hennenfent, A.K., Iyengar, P., Davies-Cole, J. 2018

Bats and human health: Ebola, SARS, rabies and beyond, Bats and Human Health: Ebola, SARS, Rabies and Beyond, pp. 1-394, Beltz, L.A., 2017.

Current situation of rabies in bats in Hungary Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja, 140(8), pp. 485-494. Barbara, F., Krisztián, B., Endre, S., Ákos, H. 2018

Disruption of the blood brain barrier is vital property of neurotropic viral infection of the central nervous system, Acta virologica, 62(1), pp. 16-27, Al-Obaidi, M.M.J., Bahadoran, A., Wang, S.M., (...), Raju, C.S., Sekaran, S.D., 2018.

Dog bites and rabies in the Eastern Region of Ghana in 2013-2015: A call for a one-health approach, Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2018, art. no. 6139013, Adomako, B.-Y., Baiden, F., Sackey, S., (...), Kenu, E., Afari, E., 2018.

Dog ecology and rabies knowledge of owners and non-owners in Sanur, a sub-district of the Indonesian Island province of Bali, Animals, 8(7), art. no. 112, Hiby, E., Agustina, K.K., Atema, K.N., (...), Januraga, P.P., Wirawan, D.N., 2018.

Efficacy of Ontario Rabies Vaccine Baits (ONRAB) against rabies infection in raccoons, Vaccine Article in Press, Gilbert, A., Johnson, S., Walker, N., (...), Beath, A., VerCauteren, K., 2018.

Epidemiology and surveillance of human animal-bite injuries and rabies post-exposure prophylaxis, in selected counties in Kenya, 2011-2016 BMC Public Health, 18(1), art. no. 996. Ngugi, J.N., Maza, A.K., Omolo, O.J., Obonyo, M., 2018.

Epidemiology of human rabies in China, 2016, Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 39(1), pp. 40-43, Li, Y., Zhu, L., Zhu, W., Tao, X., 2018.

Evaluation of oral rabies vaccination: Protection against rabies in wild caught raccoons (Procyon lotor)Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 54(3), pp. 520-527, Blanton, J.D., Niezgoda, M., Hanlon, C.A., (...), Chipman, R.B., Slate, D., 2018.

Evaluation of a rapid immunochromatographic diagnostic test (RIDT) for diagnosis of rabies in samples from Argentina Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 12(6), pp. 415-421. Gury Dohmen, F.E., Kovacs, E., Prestera, N.E., Beltrán, F.J. 2018.

Evaluation the human anti-rabies treatment associated with accidents with dogs, Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, 70(3), pp. 682-688, Cabral, K.C., Oliveira, M.A., Diniz, S.A., (...), Bicalho, G.C., Silva, M.X., 2018.

Evidence of two cocirculating canine distemper virus strains in mesocarnivores from Northern Colorado, USA, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 54(3), pp. 592-596, Wostenberg, D.J., Walker, N., Fox, K.A., (...), Piaggio, A.J., Gilbert, A., 2018.

Factors associated with the abandonment of postexposure prophylaxis at the antirabies center in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Medecine et Sante Tropicales, 28(2), pp. 212-218, Zamina, B.Y.G., Tiembré, I., Attoh-Touré, H., (...), Tetchi, S.M., Benié, B.V.J., 2018.

Field studies evaluating bait acceptance and handling by free-roaming dogs in Thailand, Veterinary Sciences, 5(2), art. no. 47, Kasemsuwan, S., Chanachai, K., Pinyopummintr, T., (...), Sujit, K., Vos, A., 2018.

Frequency of virus coinfection in raccoons (Procyon lotor) and striped skunks (mephitis mephitis) during a concurrent rabies and canine distemper outbreak, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 54(3), pp. 622-625, Jardine, C.M., Buchanan, T., Ojkic, D., Campbell, G.D., Bowman, J., 2018.

Future Prospects for the Development of Cost-Effective Adenovirus Vaccines, International journal of molecular sciences, 18(3), Fougeroux, C., Holst, P.J., 2017.

Geography but not alternative host species explain the spread of raccoon rabies virus in Vermont, Epidemiology and Infection, pp. 1-10 Article in Press, Nadin-Davis, S.A., Fu, Q., Trewby, H., (...), Johnson, R.H., Real, L., 2018.

Health workers’ knowledge of zoonotic diseases in an endemic region of Western Uganda Zoonoses and Public Health. Article in Press Benon, A.B., Juliet, K., Samuel, M., (...), Michael, M., Innocent, R.B., 2018.

Human exposure to ferret badger rabies in Taiwan, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(7), art. no. 1347, Shih, T.-H., Chiang, J.-T., Wu, H.-Y., (...), Yang, C.-Y., Fei, C.-Y., 2018.

Introduction of intradermal rabies vaccination – A paradigm shift in improving post-exposure prophylaxis in Asia Vaccine. Article in Press Gongal, G., Sampath, G., 2018.

Long term trends and spatial distribution of animal bite injuries and deaths due to human rabies infection in Uganda, 2001-2015 PLoS ONE, 13(8), art. no. e0198568. Masiira, B., Makumbi, I., Matovu, J.K.B., (...), Musenero, M., Mbonye, A., 2018.

New global strategic plan to eliminate dog-mediated rabies by 2030, The Lancet Global Health. Article in Press, Minghui, R., Stone, M., Semedo, M.H., Nel, L., 2018.

Open source educational initiatives to improve awareness of rabies prevention, Veterinary Science: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, pp. 175-192, Costa, P., Briggs, D.J., 2018.

Practical inter-sectoral linking: Tool to rabies One Health coordination to the grass-roots level, Zoonoses and Public Health. Article in Press, Barroga, T.R., Gordoncillo, M.J., Lagayan, M.G., (...), Lopez, E., Abila, R., 2018.

Protocol for developing a Database of Zoonotic disease Research in India (DoZooRI), BMJ open, 7(12), p. e017825, Chatterjee, P., Bhaumik, S., Chauhan, A.S., Kakkar, M., 2017.

Rabies in Alaska, from the past to an uncertain future, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 77(1), art. no. 1475185, Journalof Pharmaceutical Analysis, Article in Press, Hueffer, K., Murphy, M., 2018.

Rabies in a set of eight-week old puppies in Nigeria: The need for review of current dog antirabies vaccination schedule, African Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12(2), pp. 72-77, Maurice, N.A., Luka, P.D., Maurice, M.N., (...), Shamaki, D., Lombin, L.H., 2018.

Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis for a male with severe Henoch Schönlein purpura following rabies vaccination, Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, pp. 1-3. Article in Press, Zhu, Z.-G., Zheng, Y., Lu, S., Hu, Q., Fang, Y., 2018.

Rabies prophylaxis after degloving raccoon bite, Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine, 11, pp. 84-85 Calhoun, E., Baccash, P. 2018.

Rabies response, One Health and more-than-human considerations in indigenous communities in northern Australia, Social Science and Medicine, 212, pp. 60-67, Degeling, C., Brookes, V., Lea, T., Ward, M., 2018.

Rabies vaccines: WHO position paper, April 2018 – Recommendations Vaccine. Article in Press World Health Organization 2018.

Socioecology of the canine population in the Province of El Jadida, Morocco, Veterinary Medicine International, 2018, art. no. 4234791, Bouaddi, K., Bitar, A., Ferssiwi, A., (...), Mshelbwala, P.P., Audu, S.W., 2018.

Socio-economic factors associated with voluntary rabies control measures in Vietnam, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 157, pp. 105-114, Kadowaki, H., Duc, P.P., Sato, K., (...), Hagiwara, K., Makita, K., 2018.

Spatiotemporal epidemiology of rabies at an interface between domestic dogs and wildlife in South Africa, Scientific Reports, 8(1), art. no. 10864, Grover, M., Bessell, P.R., Conan, A., (...), Reininghaus, B., Knobel, D.L., 2018.

The first report evaluating the post-exposure rabies prophylaxis in children exposed to animals in the Lublin Province (Eastern Poland) in 2010–2016 – a retrospective study, Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, pp. 1-6. Article in Press, Krzowska-Firych, J., Mazurek, E., Hasiec, B., Tomasiewicz, K., 2018.

The influence of poverty and rabies knowledge on healthcare seeking behaviors and dog ownership, Cameroon, PLoS ONE, 13(6), art. no. e0197330, Costa, G.B., Gilbert, A., Monroe, B., (...), Recuenco, S., Wallace, R,  2018.

Towards a science of global health delivery: A socio-anthropological framework to improve the effectiveness of neglected tropical disease interventions, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 12(7), p. e0006537, Bardosh, K.L., 2018.

Understanding factors influencing dog owners' intention to vaccinate against rabies evaluated using health belief model constructs, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5(JUL), art. no. 159, Beyene, T.J., Mindaye, B., Leta, S., Cernicchiaro, N., Revie, C.W., 2018.

Understanding strategies for implementing integrated information systems for rabies surveillance, Veterinary Science: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, pp. 159-174, Geofrey, A., Kipanyula, M.J., Fue, K., Sanga, C., 2018.

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Rift Valley Fever

Environmental limits of Rift Valley fever revealed using ecoepidemiological mechanistic models, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(31), pp. E7448-E7456. Iacono, G.L., Cunningham, A.A., Bett, B., (...), Redding, D.W., Wood, J.L.N., 2018.

Neutralizing antibodies against flaviviruses, Babanki virus, and Rift Valley fever virus in Ugandan bats Infection Ecology and Epidemiology, 8(1), art. no. 1439215. Kading, R.C., Kityo, R.M., Mossel, E.C., (...), Lutwama, J.J., Miller, B.R., 2018.

Rift Valley Fever in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region Current Tropical Medicine Reports. Article in Press Zakham, F., Alaoui, A., Vapalahti, O., 2018.

Rift Valley fever seroprevalence and abortion frequency among livestock of Kisoro district, South Western Uganda (2016): A prerequisite for zoonotic infection BMC Veterinary Research, 14(1), art. no. 271 Budasha, N.H., Gonzalez, J.-P., Sebhatu, T.T., Arnold, E., 2018.

Systematic literature review of Rift Valley fever virus seroprevalence in livestock, wildlife and humans in Africa from 1968 to 2016 PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12(7), art. no. e0006627. Clark, M.H.A., Warimwe, G.M., Di Nardo, A., Lyons, N.A., Gubbins, S., 2018.

Study on causes of fever in primary healthcare center uncovers pathogens of public health concern in Madagascar PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12(7), art. no. e0006642. Guillebaud, J., Bernardson, B., Randriambolamanantsoa, T.H., (...), Piola, P., Héraud, J.M.,  2018.

Susceptibility of white-tailed deer to Rift valley fever virus Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(9), pp. 1717-1719. Wilson, W.C., Kim, I.J., Trujillo, J.D., (...), Balaraman, V., Richt, J.A., 2018.

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Culicoides species composition and abundance on Irish cattle farms: Implications for arboviral disease transmission, Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 472, Collins, Á.B., Mee, J.F., Doherty, M.L., Barrett, D.J., England, M.E., 2018.

Longitudinal monitoring of Culicoides in Belgium between 2007 and 2011: Local variation in population dynamics parameters warrant cautious use of monitoring data Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 512. Sohier, C., Deblauwe, I., De Deken, R., (...), Losson, B., De Regge, N., 2018.

Modelling the evolution of Schmallenberg virus seroprevalence in a sheep flock after natural infection, Preventive veterinary medicine, 154, pp. 132-138., Claine, F., Coupeau, D., Wiggers, L., Muylkens, B., Kirschvink, N., 2018.

Schmallenberg virus expands its geographical range in Northern Ireland, The Veterinary record, 183(3), pp. 88-91., 2018.

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West Nile Fever

Co-circulation dynamics and persistence of newly introduced clades of 2012 outbreak associated West Nile Virus in Texas, 2012–2015 Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 66, pp. 13-17. Aroh, C., Liang, C., Raj, P., (...), Yan, N., Wakeland, E., 2018

Early start of the west nile fever transmission season 2018 in Europe, Eurosurveillance, 23(32), art. no. 1800428., Haussig, J.M., Young, J.J., Gossner, C.M., (...), Drakulovic, M.B., Sudre, B., 2018

Epidemiology and ecology of West Nile virus in sub-Saharan Africa, Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), art. no. 414, Sule, W.F., Oluwayelu, D.O., Hernández-Triana, L.M., (...), Venter, M., Johnson, N., 2018.

Identification of dengue and chikungunya cases among suspected cases of yellow fever in the democratic republic of the congo, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 18(7), pp. 364-370, Makiala-Mandanda, S., Ahuka-Mundeke, S., Abbate, J.L., (...), Becquart, P., Muyembe-Tamfum, J.J., 2018.

Mosquito-Borne Diseases, Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice, 45(3), pp. 393-407. Lee, H., Halverson, S., Ezinwa, N., 2018.

Ocular manifestations of emerging arboviruses: Dengue fever, Chikungunya, Zika virus, West Nile virus, and yellow fever (French translation of the article) Journal Francais d'Ophtalmologie, 41(7), pp. 659-668. Merle, H., Donnio, A., Jean-Charles, A., (...), Césaire, R., Cabié, A. 2018

Ongoing and emerging arbovirus threats in Europe, Journal of Clinical Virology, 107, pp. 38-47., Barzon, L., 2018.

Outbreak of West Nile Virus disease in Israel (2015): A retrospective analysis of notified cases, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease Article in Press, Salama, M., Amitai, Z., Lustig, Y., (...), Mendelson, E., Leshem, E., 2018.

Predictive Modeling for West Nile Virus and Mosquito Surveillance in Lubbock, Texas, Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 34(1), pp. 18-24, Peper, S.T., Dawson, D.E., Dacko, N., (...), Gibson, A.G., Presley, S.M., 2018.

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