Scientific Articles of Note Q1 2019

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

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African Swine Fever

African swine fever, Antiviral Research, 165, pp. 34-41.Dixon, L.K., Sun, H., Roberts, H. 2019.

African swine fever could cause EU rift, Nature, 566(7744), p. 326. Capua, I., Monti, M. 2019.

African swine fever in China: a new twist to an emerging crisis, Systematic and Applied Acarology, 24(1), pp. 45-58. Zhang, Z.-Q. 2019.

Attenuated and non-haemadsorbing (non-HAD) genotype II African swine fever virus (ASFV) isolated in Europe, Latvia 2017, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Gallardo, C., Soler, A., Rodze, I., Nieto, R., Cano-Gómez, C., Fernandez-Pinero, J., Arias, M. 2019.

Disease surveillance in England and Wales, February 2019, Veterinary Record, 184(9), pp. 271-275. 2019.

Epidemiological analyses of African swine fever in the European Union (November 2017 until November 2018), EFSA Journal, 16(11), art. no. e05494. Boklund, A., Cay, B., Depner, K., (...), Papanikolaou, A., Gortázar, C. 2018.

Epidemiological considerations on African swine fever in Europe 2014-2018, Porcine Health Management, 5(1), art. no. 6. Chenais, E., Depner, K., Guberti, V., Dietze, K., Viltrop, A., Ståhl, K. 2019.

Epidemiology of African swine fever in Africa today: sylvatic cycle versus socio-economic imperatives, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 672-686. Penrith, M.-L., Bastos, A.D., Etter, E.M.C., Beltrán-Alcrudo, D. 2019.

High probability areas for ASF infection in China along the Russian and Korean borders, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 852-864. Fekede, R.J., van Gils, H., Huang, L., Wang, X. 2019.

Indirect influence of African swine fever outbreak on the raven (Corvus corax) population, Animals, 9(2), art. no. 41. Gryz, J., Krauze-Gryz, D. 2019.

Infection of African swine fever in wild boar, China, 2018, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Li, L., Wang, Q., Ge, S., (...), Wu, X., Wang, Z. 2019.

Overcoming the challenges of pen-side molecular diagnosis of African swine fever to support outbreak investigations under field conditions, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 908-914. Liu, L., Atim, S., LeBlanc, N., (...), Ayebazibwe, C., Ståhl, K. 2019.

Prevention, control and vaccine development of African swine fever: challenges and countermeasures, Sheng wu gong cheng xue bao = Chinese journal of biotechnology, 34(12), pp. 1931-1942. Wang, T., Sun, Y., Luo, Y., Qiu, H.-J. 2018.

Re-emergence of genotype I of African swine fever virus in Ivory Coast, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 882-896. Couacy-Hymann, E., Kouakou, K.V., Achenbach, J.E., (...), Pell-Minhiaud, H.J., Lamien, C.E. 2019.

The biology of African swine fever: literature review, Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja, 141(1), pp. 47-54. István, M., Ferenc, O., Vivien, T., Ádám, B., Zoltán, Z. 2019.

The economic impact of African swine fever on game management in the North-Eastern part of Pest county and Nógrád county, with special regard to the earlier experiences relating to classical swine fever eradication, Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja, 141(1), pp. 27-38. Márton, B., Attila, D., Csaba, I.B., László, O. 2019.

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Aujeszky's disease

An economic assessment of pseudorabies (Aujeszky’ disease) elimination on hog farms in ChinaPreventive Veterinary Medicine, 163, pp. 24-30.Liu, Y., Chen, Q., Rao, X., (...), Fang, X., Hogeveen, H. 2019.

Wildlife management practices associated with pathogen exposure in non-native wild pigs in Florida, U.S. Viruses, 11(1), art. no. 14. Carr, A.N., Milleson, M.P., Hernández, F.A., Merrill, H.R., Avery, M.L., Wisely, S.M. 2019.

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Avian influenza

As the duck flies–estimating the dispersal of low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses by migrating mallards, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6(DEC), art. no. 208. van Toor, M.L., Avril, A., Wu, G., Holan, S.H., Waldenström, J. 2018.

Comparative pathogenicity of H5N6 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chicken, Pekin duck and Muscovy duck, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Uchida, Y., Mine, J., Takemae, N., Tanikawa, T., Tsunekuni, R., Saito, T. 2019.

Cross-reactive antibodies binding to H4 hemagglutinin protect against a lethal H4N6 influenza virus challenge in the mouse model, Emerging Microbes & Infections, 8(1), pp. 155-168. Amanat, F., Meade, P., Strohmeier, S., Krammer, F. 2019.

Detection of DNA alterations in Muscovy ducks (cairina moschata) naturally infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1, Slovenian Veterinary Research, 55, pp. 323-332. El-Araby, I.E., ElBakrey, R.M., Ali, H., Mohamed, M.H.A., Mansour, S.M.G., Eid, A.A.M. 2018.

Detection of reassortant avian influenza A (H11N9) virus in wild birds in China, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Ge, Y., Yao, Q., Wang, X., (...), Chen, H., Hua, Y. 2019.

Determinants of highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak information sources, risk perception and adoption of biosecurity behaviors among poultry farmers in China, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 167, pp. 25-31. Cui, B., Liu, Z.P., Ke, J., Tian, Y. 2019.

Did the highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N9) viruses emerged in China raise increased threat to public health? Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 19(1), pp. 22-25. Zhu, W., Yang, L., Shu, Y. 2019.

Epidemiological features of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Cameroon, Veterinary Medicine International, 2019, art. no. 3796369. Kouam, M.K., Tchouankui, H.N., Ngapagna, A.N. 2019.

Evidence of exposure and human seroconversion during an outbreak of avian influenza A(H5N1) among poultry in Cameroon, Emerging Microbes & Infections, 8(1), pp. 186-196. Monamele, C.G., Y, P., Karlsson, E.A., (...), Njouom, R., Dussart, P. 2019.

Evolved avian influenza virus (H7N9) isolated from human cases in a middle Yangtze River city in China, from February to April 2017, Heliyon, 5(3), art. no. e01253. Zheng, H., Xinhua, O., Rusheng, Z., (...), Jingfang, C., Biancheng, S. 2019.

Genetic diversity and host adaptation of avian H5N1 influenza viruses during human infection, Emerging Microbes & Infections, 8(1), pp. 262-271. Welkers, M.R.A., Pawestri, H.A., Fonville, J.M., (...), de Jong, M.D., Eggink, D. 2019.

How to deal with avian influenza: the case of Korea, Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 27(3), pp. 433-436. Ha, K.-M. 2018.

Identification of a divergent avian influenza H3N2 virus from domestic ducks in France, Microbiology Resource Announcements, 7(23), art. no. e00943-18. Briand, F.-X., Niqueux, E., Schmitz, A., (...), Blanchard, Y., Eterradossia, N. 2018.  

Immune responses to avian influenza viruses, Journal of Immunology, 202(2), pp. 382-391. Koutsakos, M., Kedzierska, K., Subbarao, K. 2019.

In vivo characterization of avian influenza A (H5N1) and (H7N9) viruses isolated from Canadian travelers, Viruses, 11(2). Lu, Y., Landreth, S., Gaba, A., (...), Huang, Y., Zhou, Y. 2019.

One health insights to prevent the next HxNy viral outbreak: learning from the epidemiology of H7N9, BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), art. no. 138. Zheng, Z., Lu, Y., Short, K.R., Lu, J. 2019.

Pathogenicity and transmissibility of North American H7 low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens and turkeys, Viruses, 11(2). Chowdhury, I.R., Yeddula, S.G.R., Kim, S.-H. 2019.

Rapid evolving H7N9 avian influenza A viruses pose new challenge, Journal of Infection, 78(3), pp. 249-259. Pu, Z., Luo, T., Yang, J., (...), Liao, M., Shen, Y. 2019.

Resource-effective serosurveillance for the detection of West Nile virus in Switzerland using abattoir samples of free-range laying hens, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 19(3), pp. 222-224. Vogler, B.R., Hartnack, S., Ziegler, U., (...), Hoop, R., Albini, S. 2019.

Role of backyard flocks in transmission dynamics of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) clade 2.3.4.4, France, 2016-2017, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(3), pp. 551-554. Souvestre, M., Guinat, C., Niqueux, E., (...), Eterradossi, N., Guérin, J.-L. 2019.

Spatiotemporal variation and hotspot detection of the avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China, 2013-2017, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(4). Li, Z., Fu, J., Lin, G., Jiang, D. 2019.

Seroprevalence and risk factors of avian influenza H9 virus among poultry professionals in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Journal of Infection and Public Health, Article in Press. Tahir, M.F., Abbas, M.A., Ghafoor, T., (...), Khan, M.A., Naseem, M.T. 2018.

Surveillance and investigative diagnosis of a poultry flock in Great Britain co-infected with an influenza A virus and an avirulent avian avulavirus type 1, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 696-704. Reid, S.M., Manvell, R., Seekings, J.M., (...), Brown, I.H., Irvine, R.M. 2019.

Surveillance of avian influenza type A virus in backyard ducks of the provinces of Huaral and Huaura (Lima, Peru), Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru, 29(4), pp. 1493-1499. Jenny Valladares, G., Eliana Icochea, D., Rosa González, V., María Silva, I. 2018.

The first case of severe avian influenza A (H7N9) in Guangdong Province in 2018 successfully treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue, 30(12), pp. 1200-1201. Li, J., Jiang, H., Li, B., (...), Chen, M., Ruan, Z. 2018.

Waterfowl spring migratory behavior and avian influenza transmission risk in the changing landscape of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6(DEC), art. no. 206. Sullivan, J.D., Takekawa, J.Y., Spragens, K.A., (...), Smith, B., Prosser, D.J. 2018.

Zoonotic diseases from birds to humans in Vietnam: possible diseases and their associated risk factors, European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Article in Press. Nga, V.T., Ngoc, T.U., Minh, L.B., (...), Show, P.L., Chu, D.-T. 2019.

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Bluetongue

A cross-sectional serosurvey in a sheep population in central Italy following a bluetongue epidemic, PLoS ONE, 14(1), art. no. e0208074. Carvelli, A., Sala, M., Autorino, G.L., (...), Rombolà, P., Scaramozzino, P. 2019.

Bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses: recent developments with these globally re-emerging arboviral infections of ruminants, Current Opinion in Virology, 34, pp. 56-62. Maclachlan, N.J., Zientara, S., Wilson, W.C., Richt, J.A., Savini, G. 2019.

Evidence of bluetongue and epizootic haemorrhagic disease circulation on the island of Mayotte, Acta Tropica, 191, pp. 24-28. Dommergues, L., Viarouge, C., Métras, R., (...), Cardinale, E., Cêtre-Sossah, C. 2019.

From the bluetongue vaccination campaigns in sheep to overimmunization and ovine ASIA syndrome, Immunologic Research, Article in Press. Asín, J., Pérez, M., Pinczowski, P., Gimeno, M., Luján, L. 2019.

Seroprevalence of bluetongue disease virus (BTV) among domestic ruminants in Kosovo and first record of BTV serotype 4 in sheep, Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 22(1), pp. 50-56. Marku, N., Bërxholi, K., Spahiu, J., Sherifi, K., Rexhepi, A. 2019.

Seroprevalence of peste des petits ruminants and bluetongue in goat population of Meghalaya, India, Veterinary World, 11(12), pp. 1689-1691. Karam, A., Puro, K., Das, S., (...), Ghatak, S., Sen, A. 2018.

Western bluetongue virus serotype 3 in Sardinia, diagnosis and characterization, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Cappai, S., Rolesu, S., Loi, F., (...), Savini, G., Lorusso, A. 2019.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Advances in novel vaccines for foot and mouth disease: focus on recombinant empty capsids, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 39(3), pp.306-320. Mignaqui, A.C., Ruiz, V., Durocher, Y., Wigdorovitz, A. 2019.

A framework for reviewing livestock disease reporting systems in high-risk areas: assessing performance and perceptions towards foot and mouth disease reporting in the Thrace region of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Motta, P., Garner, G., Hòvari, M., (...), Fragou, I.A., Sumption, K. 2019.

Analysis of foot and mouth disease in dairy animals: an assessment of cost and loss from sample farmers, Indian Journal of Animal Research, 52(5), art. no. B-3392, pp. 754-757. Sinha, M.K., Thombare, N.N., Mondal, B., Meena, M.S., Kumar, P. 2018.

A participatory epidemiological study of major cattle diseases amongst Maasai pastoralists living in wildlife-livestock interfaces in Maasai Mara, Kenya, Tropical Animal Health and Production, Article in Press. Nthiwa, D., Alonso, S., Odongo, D., Kenya, E., Bett, B. 2019.

Considerations for design and implementation of vaccine field trials for novel foot-and-mouth disease vaccines, Vaccine, 37(8), pp. 1007-1015. Lyons, N.A., Knight-Jones, T.J.D., Bartels, C., (...), Sumption, K.J., Klement, E. 2019.

Cross-protective efficacy of the O1 Manisa + O 3039 bivalent vaccine and the O 3039 monovalent vaccine against heterologous challenge with FMDV O/Jincheon/SKR/2014 in pig, Vaccine, 37(12), pp. 1702-1709. Kim, T., Hong, J.-K., Oem, J.-K., (...), Kim, B., Kim, J. 2019.

Development of a multiplex TaqMan qPCR assay for simultaneous detection and differentiation of four DNA and RNA viruses from clinical samples of sheep and goats, Journal of Virological Methods, 266, pp. 58-64. Xu, X., Yang, F., Zhang, Q., (...), Fu, M., Zhang, W. 2019.

Disease surveillance in England and Wales, February 2019, Veterinary Record, 184(9), pp. 271-275. 2019.

Emergence of foot and mouth disease virus, Lib-12 lineage of topotype VII, serotype SAT2 in Egypt, 2018, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Soltan, M.A., Dohreig, R.M.A., Abbas, H., (...), Wasfy, M., El-Sayed, M.M. 2019.

Foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in Egypt during 2013-2014: molecular characterization of serotypes A, O, and SAT2, Veterinary World, 12(2), pp. 190-197. Diab, E., Bazid, A.-H.I., Fawzy, M., El-Ashmawy, W.R., Fayed, A.A., El-Sayed, M.M. 2019.

Foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/Ind 2001 lineage outbreak in vaccinated Holstein Friesian cattle in Saudi Arabia in 2016, The Veterinary quarterly, 38(1), pp. 88-98. Gomaa Hemida, M., Rizk El-Ghareeb, W., Al-Hizab, F., Ibrahim, A. 2018.

Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of a novel foot-and-mouth disease virus empty-capsid-like particle with improved acid stability, Vaccine, 37(14), pp. 2016-2025. Xie, Y., Li, H., Qi, X., (...), Yin, X., Li, Z. 2019.

Implications of bovine viral diseases for udder health, Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 55(3), art. no. e140200. da Silva, A.J., de Souza, F.N., Blagitz, M.G., (...), Santos, K.R., Della Libera, A.M.M.P. 2018.

Investigation of foot-and mouth disease outbreak in a pig farm at Kollam district of Kerala, India, Indian Journal of Animal Research, 52(5), pp. 786-792. Rout, M., Subramaniam, S., Mohapatra, J.K., Dash, B.B., Pattnaik, B. 2018.

Letter to the editor about the classification of recently emerged foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/Ind2001 sublineages concerning two published articles in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 1093-1094. Alam, A.S.M.R.U., Ali, M.R., Hossain, M.A. 2019.

Opportunities for enhanced surveillance of foot-and-mouth disease in endemic settings using milk samples, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Armson, B., Wadsworth, J., Kibona, T., (...), Bachanek-Bankowska, K., Lembo, T. 2019.

Reconstructing the evolutionary history of pandemic foot-and-mouth disease viruses: the impact of recombination within the emerging O/ME-SA/Ind-2001 lineage, Scientific Reports, 8(1), p. 14693. Bachanek-Bankowska, K., Di Nardo, A., Wadsworth, J., (…), King, D.P., Knowles, N.J. 2018.

Study of volunteering geographic information enabled response to livestock disaster, Disaster Advances, 12(1), pp. 8-14. Koo, J.H., Ahn, J.Y., Lee, D.M., Lee, S.R. 2019.

Transboundary spread of pig diseases: the role of international trade and travel, BMC Veterinary Research, 15(1), art. no. 64. Beltran-Alcrudo, D., Falco, J.R., Raizman, E., Dietze, K. 2019.

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General

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Influenza

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Lumpy Skin Disease

A simple method to estimate the number of doses to be included in a vaccine bank: example of lumpy skin disease in France?  Epidemiologie et Sante Animale, 74, pp. 91-100. Jordi, C., Claude, S., Séphane, B., (...), Florence, É., Sebastian, N. 2018.

A simple method to estimate the number of doses to include in a bank of vaccines. The case of lumpy skin disease in France, PLoS ONE, 14(1), art. no. e0210317. Casal, J., Saegerman, C., Bertagnoli, S., (...), Etore, F., Napp, S. 2019.

Persistence of bluetongue virus serotype 1 virulence in sheep blood refrigerated for 10 years, Veterinaria italiana, 54(4), p. 1344. Puggioni, G., Pintus, D., Meloni, G., (...), Oggiano, A., Ligios, C. 2018.

Risk of introduction of lumpy skin disease in France by the import of cattle, Epidemiologie et Sante Animale, 74, pp. 119-130. Florence, É., Stéphane, B., Jordi, C., (...), Gilles, M., Claude, S. 2018.

Risk of introduction of lumpy skin disease in France by vectors in animal trucks, Epidemiologie et Sante Animale, 74, pp. 159-174. Claude, S., Séphane, B., Gilles, M., (...), Florence, É., Jordi, C. 2018.

Risk of introduction of lumpy skin disease into France through imports of cattle, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 957-967. Saegerman, C., Bertagnoli, S., Meyer, G., (...), Etore, F., Casal, J. 2019.

Spatial analysis of lumpy skin disease in Eurasia—predicting areas at risk for further spread within the region, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 813-822. Allepuz, A., Casal, J., Beltrán-Alcrudo, D. 2019.

Species diversity, host preference and arbovirus detection of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in South-Eastern Serbia, Parasites and Vectors, 12(1), art. no. 61. Vasić, A., Zdravković, N., Anitǎ, D., (...), Stanišić, L., Vaselek, S. 2019.

The value of camels as sentinels for bluetongue virus in Morocco, Veterinaria italiana, 54(4), p. 1502. Drif, K., Venter, G., El Harrak, M., (...), Touil, N., Harif, B. 2018.

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Peste des Petits Ruminants

A framework for reviewing livestock disease reporting systems in high-risk areas: assessing performance and perceptions towards foot and mouth disease reporting in the Thrace region of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Motta, P., Garner, G., Hòvari, M., (...), Fragou, I.A., Sumption, K. 2019.

Assessment of peste des petits ruminants antibodies in vaccinated pregnant Kano brown does from Nigeria and subsequent maternal immunity in their kids, Small Ruminant Research, 174, pp. 53-56. Markus, T.P., Adamu, J., Kazeem, H.M., Olaolu, O.S., Woma, T.Y. 2019.

Development of a PPRV challenge model in goats and its use to assess the efficacy of a PPR vaccine, Vaccine, 37(12), pp. 1667-1673. Enchery, F., Hamers, C., Kwiatek, O., (...), Hudelet, P., Bataille, A. 2019.

Experimental infection of cattle with wild type peste-des-petits-ruminants virus – their role in its maintenance and spread, Research in Veterinary Science, 124, pp. 118-122. Couacy-Hymann, E., Koffi, M.Y., Kouadio, V.K., (...), Godji, P.H., Nana, P. 2019.

Molecular characterization of peste-des-petits ruminants virus from Nepal, 2005 to 2016, VirusDisease, Article in Press. Pandey, S.K., Koirala, P., Maharjan, M., (...), Dundon, W.G., Settypalli, T.B.K. 2019.

Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of peste des petits ruminants virus circulating in small ruminants in Eastern Amhara region, Ethiopia, BMC Veterinary Research, 15(1), art. no. 84. Alemu, B., Gari, G., Libeau, G., (...), Asfaw, W., Abdi, R.D. 2019.

Molecular epidemiological study on peste des petits ruminants in Egypt 2015, Slovenian Veterinary Research, 55(4), pp. 205-212. ElAshmawy, W.R., Bazid, A.I., Abdelkader, M., (...), Fayed, A.M., Fawzy, M. 2018.

Peste des petit ruminants - a new threat to the farm industry?  Veterinarska Stanica, 49(6), pp. 469-475. Šimić, I., Lojkić, I., Krešić, N., Bedeković, T. 2018.

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in dromedary camels and small ruminants in Mandera and Wajir Counties of Kenya, Advances in Virology, 2019, art. no. 4028720. Omani, R.N., Gitao, G.C., Gachohi, J., (...), Abbey, K., Chemweno, V.J. 2019.

Seroprevalence of peste des petits ruminants and bluetongue in goat population of Meghalaya, India, Veterinary World, 11(12), pp. 1689-1691. Karam, A., Puro, K., Das, S., (...), Ghatak, S., Sen, A. 2018.

The socioeconomic factors surrounding the initial emergence of peste des petits ruminants in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania from 2006 through 2008, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(2), pp. 627-633. Spiegel, K.A., Havas, K.A. 2019.

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Rabies

A comment on “Factors influencing the outcome of primary immunization against rabies in young dogs,”  Veterinary Microbiology, 228, p. 259. Zhao, J. 2019.

A practical generation-interval-based approach to inferring the strength of epidemics from their speed, Epidemics, Article in Press. Park, S.W., Champredon, D., Weitz, J.S., Dushoff, J. 2019.

A reply to “A comment on “Factors influencing the outcome of primary immunization against rabies in young dogs,””  Veterinary Microbiology, 228, p. 260. Tasioudi, K.E. 2019.

Canine rabies in the Brazil-Bolivia border region from 2006 to 2014, Annals of Global Health, 85(1). Galhardo, J.A., De Azevedo, C.S., Remonti, B.R., (...), Borges, L.O., Das Neves, D.A. 2019.

Case report: survival from rabies: case series from India, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 100(1), pp. 165-169. Mani, R.S., Damodar, T., Divyashree, S., (...), Salagare, R., Tambi, P. 2019.

Challenges to human rabies elimination highlighted following a rabies outbreak in bovines and a human in Punjab, India, Zoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press. Brookes, V.J., Gill, G.S., Singh, B.B., (...), Aulakh, R.S., Ward, M.P. 2019.

China vaccine scandal: investigations begin into faulty rabies and DTaP shots, BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 362, p. k3244. Murphy, F. 2018.

Comparative study of rabies antibody titers of dogs vaccinated in Finland and imported street dogs vaccinated abroad, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 61(1), art. no. 15. Kaila, M., Marjoniemi, J., Nokireki, T. 2019.

Controlling dog rabies in Africa: successes, failures and prospects for the future, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 439-449. Sabeta, C., Ngoepe, E.C. 2018.

Cost–benefit analysis of controlling rabies: placing economics at the heart of rabies control to focus political will, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 681-689. Shwiff, S.A., Elser, J.L., Ernst, K.H., Shwiff, S.S., Anderson, A.M. 2018.

Detection of lyssavirus antigen and antibody levels among apparently healthy and suspected rabid dogs in South-Eastern Nigeria, BMC Research Notes, 11(1), art. no. 920. Eze, U.U., Ngoepe, E.C., Anene, B.M., (...), Nwosuh, C., Sabeta, C.T. 2018.

Determinants of health seeking behavior of animal bite victims in rabies endemic South Bhutan: a community-based contact-tracing survey, BMC Public Health, 19(1), art. no. 237. Penjor, K., Tenzin, T., Jamtsho, R.K. 2019.

Differential impacts of vaccination on wildlife disease spread during epizootic and enzootic phases, Journal of Applied Ecology, 56(3), pp. 526-536. Newton, E.J., Pond, B.A., Tinline, R.R., (...), Bélanger, D., Rees, E.E. 2019.

Early events in rabies virus infection—attachment, entry, and intracellular trafficking, Virus Research, 263, pp. 217-225. Guo, Y., Duan, M., Wang, X., (...), Guan, Z., Zhang, M. 2019.

Encouraging responsible dog ownership in Africa, Veterinary Record, 184(9), pp. 278-280. Mpolya, E.A. 2019.

Epidemiology of dog-mediated zoonotic diseases in Algeria: a One Health control approach, New Microbes and New Infections, 28, pp. 17-20. Kardjadj, M., Ben-Mahdi, M.H. 2019.

Evaluating human rabies control in Asia: using ‘One Health’ principles to assess control programmes for rabies, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 617-627. Ghai, S., Hemachudha, T. 2018.

Evaluating the contact rate between companion dogs during dog walking and the practices towards potential cases of rabies among dog owners in Japan, Zoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press. Kwan, N.C.L., Inoue, M., Yamada, A., Sugiura, K. 2019.

Global rabies control: the role of international organisations and the Global Strategic Plan to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 741-749. Abela-Ridder, B., Balogh de, K., Kessels, J.A., Dieuzy-Labaye, I., Torres, G. 2018.

Global rabies management: perspectives on regional strategies for prevention and control, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 711-727. Rupprecht, C.E., Bannazadeh Baghi, H., Del Rio Vilas, V.J., (...), Shervell, K., Gamble, L. 2018.

Historical, current and expected future occurrence of rabies in enzootic regions, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 729-739. Rupprecht, C.E., Bannazadeh Baghi, H., Del Rio Vilas, V.J., (...), Shervell, K., Gamble, L. 2018.

Improving the provision of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis, The Lancet. Infectious Diseases, 19(1), pp. 12-13. Cauchemez, S., Bourhy, H. 2019.

Inner Mongolia: a potential portal for the spread of rabies to Western China, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 19(1), pp. 51-58. Tao, X.-Y., Li, M.-L., Guo, Z.-Y., Yan, J.-H., Zhu, W.-Y. 2019.

Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) towards rabies and free-roaming dogs (FRD) in Shirsuphal village in Western India: a community based cross-sectional study, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(1), p. e0007120. Tiwari, H.K., O'Dea, M., Robertson, I.D., Vanak, A.T. 2019.

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding rabies in Grenada, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(1), p. e0007079. Glasgow, L., Worme, A., Keku, E., Forde, M. 2019.

Maintenance of rabies-free areas, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 691-702. Cliquet, F., Wasniewski, M. 2018.

Monkey bites and injuries in the Zagreb antirabies clinic in 2014, Acta Clinica Croatica, 57(3), pp. 593-601. Vodopija, R., Vojvodić, D., Sokol, K., (...), Mahović, J., Ulaga, B. 2018.

Multinational survey shows low awareness of tick-borne encephalitis and rabies among travellers to endemic regions, Journal of travel medicine, 26(1), pp. S1-S2. Marano, C., Moodley, M., Melander, E., De Moerlooze, L., Nothdurft, H.D. 2019.

Neglected tropical diseases in children: an assessment of gaps in research prioritization, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(1), p. e0007111. Rees, C.A., Hotez, P.J., Monuteaux, M.C., Niescierenko, M., Bourgeois, F.T. 2019.

Perceptions of rabies risk: a survey of travellers and travel clinics from Canada, Germany, Sweden and the UK, Journal of Travel Medicine, 26(1), pp. S3-S9. Marano, C., Moodley, M., Melander, E., De Moerlooze, L., Nothdurft, H.D. 2019.

Potential threat of rabies virus from bat bite in Nepal, Open Microbiology Journal, 12(1), pp. 419-421. Shah, Y., Pandey, K., Pant, D.K., (...), Panta, K.P., Pandey, B.D. 2018.

Preventing rabies: the new WHO recommendations and their impact on travel medicine practice, Journal of Travel Medicine, 25(1). Shlim, D.R. 2018.

Proof of concept of mass dog vaccination for the control and elimination of canine rabies, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 559-568. Cleaveland, S., Thumbi, S.M., Sambo, M., (...), Hampson, K., Lankester, F. 2018.

Rabies: a medical perspective, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 569-580. Jackson, A.C. 2018.

Rabies control in Europe: an overview of past, current and future strategies, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 409-419. Müller, F.T., Freuling, C.M. 2018.

Rabies diagnosis and surveillance in animals in the era of rabies elimination, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 359-370. Franka, R., Wallace, R. 2018.

Rabies in a dog imported from Egypt - Connecticut, 2017, MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 67(50), pp. 1388-1391. Hercules, Y., Bryant, N.J., Wallace, R.M., (...), Stauffer, K.E., Brown, C. 2018.

Rabies outbreak among livestock in a pastoralist community, Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopian journal of Health Sciences, 28(6), pp. 805-808. Balako, G., Sisay, G., Hussein, M., Asefa, D. 2018.

Rabies outbreak in African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) in the Tuli region, Botswana: interventions and management mitigation recommendations, Journal for Nature Conservation, 48, pp. 71-76. Canning, G., Camphor, H., Schroder, B. 2019.

Rabies pathogenesis and immunology, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 323-330. Banyard, A.C., Tordo, N. 2018.

Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis initiation and adherence among patients in Vietnam, 2014–2016, Vaccine, Article in Press. Tran, C.H., Afriyie, D.O., Pham, T.N., (...), Le, H.T., Nguyen, H.T.T. 2019.

Rabies post-exposure vaccination in 2 visits within a week: a 4-site intradermal regimen, Vaccine, 37(9), pp. 1131-1136. Warrell, M.J. 2019.

Rabies prophylaxis strategy in Iran, a need for an alternative strategy: would the Essen regimen be replaced by Zagreb protocol? Clinical Laboratory, 65(1-2), pp. 77-81. Rahimi, P., Vahabpour, R., Shirzadi, M.R., Bahramali, G., Aghasadeghi, M.R. 2019.

Rabies surveillance in the Russian Federation, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 483-495. Shulpin, M.I., Nazarov, N.A., Chupin, S.A., (...), Metlin, A.Y., Mischenko, A.V. 2018.

Raiva humana: avaliação da prevalência das condutas profiláticas pós-exposição no Ceará, Brasil, 2007-2015, [Human rabies: evaluation of post-exposure prophylaxis prevalence in Ceará, Brazil, 2007-2015], Epidemiologia e servicos de saude : revista do Sistema Unico de Saude do Brasil, 27(4), p. e2017547. Cavalcante, K.K.S., Alencar, C.H. 2018.

Reconsidering oral rabies vaccine bait uptake evaluation at population level: a simple, noninvasive, and ethical method by fecal survey using a physical biomarker, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(1), pp. 200-205. Robardet, E., Rieder, J., Barrat, J., Cliquet, F. 2019.

Reproducibility of the mark-resight method to assess vaccination coverage in free-roaming dogs, Research in Veterinary Science, 123, pp. 305-310. Meunier, N.V., Gibson, A.D., Corfmat, J., (...), Gamble, L., Mellanby, R.J. 2019.

Sanitary aspects of the herd and milk quality in family farming properties in the Western Amazon, Semina:Ciencias Agrarias, 40(1), pp. 179-190. Lopes, M.A., Reis, E.M.B., Demeu, F.A., (...), Da Costa, G.M., Neto, F.B. 2019.

Self-reported selected zoonotic diseases among animal handlers in urban Ahmedabad, India, Veterinary World, 12(1), pp. 176-182. Patel, K., Saxena, D. 2019.

Sociodemographic factors which predict low private rabies vaccination coverage in dogs in Blantyre, Malawi, Veterinary Record, 184(9), p. 281. Mazeri, S., Gibson, A.D., De Clare Bronsvoort, B.M., (...), Gamble, L., Mellanby, R.J. 2019.

Strategies for controlling dog-mediated human rabies in Asia: using ‘One Health’ principles to assess control programmes for rabies, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 473-481. Yang, D.-K., Cho, I.S., Kim, H.H. 2018.

Taking the bait: species taking oral rabies vaccine baits intended for raccoons, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Article in Press. Haley, B.S., Berentsen, A.R., Engeman, R.M. 2019.

The impact of paralytic bovine rabies transmitted by vampire bats in Latin America and the Caribbean, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 451-459. Johnson, N., Montano Hirose, J.A. 2018.

The potential effect of improved provision of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in Gavi-eligible countries: a modelling study, The Lancet. Infectious Diseases, 19(1), pp. 102-111. Hampson, K., Ventura, F., Steenson, R., (…), Huong, N.T.T., WHO Rabies Modelling Consortium. 2019.

The reemergence of human rabies and emergence of an Indian subcontinent lineage in Tibet, China, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(1), p. e0007036. Tao, X.-Y., Li, M.-L., Wang, Q., (...), Rayner, S., Zhu, W.-Y. 2019.

The role of non-governmental organisations in controlling rabies: the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Partners for Rabies Prevention and the Blueprint for Rabies Prevention and Control, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(2), pp. 751-759. Nel, L.H. 2018.

Transmission dynamics of re-emerging rabies in domestic dogs of rural China, PLoS Pathogens, 14(12), p. e1007392. Tian, H., Feng, Y., Vrancken, B., (...), Zhang, H., Dellicour, S. 2018.

Unsuspected reservoir of rabies in Ethiopia: mongoose, Ethiopian Medical Journal, 56(4), pp. 371-373. Yifru, Y.M. 2018.

Viral infections of the central nervous system in Africa, Brain Research Bulletin, 145, pp. 2-17. Kakooza-Mwesige, A., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Juliano, S.L. 2019.

When rodents attack: a review of rabies and post-exposure prophylaxis, Emergency Medicine, 50(9), pp. 175-177. Lippert, K., Pennington, B. 2018.

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Rift Valley Fever

Basic properties and qualitative dynamics of a vector-borne disease model with vector stages and vertical transmission, Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2018, art. no. 2618985. Pedro, S.A. 2018.

Exploring fine-scale human and livestock movement in Western Kenya, One Health, 7, art. no. 100081. Floyd, J.R., Ruktanonchai, N.W., Wardrop, N., (...), Ogola, J., Fèvre, E.M. 2019.

First laboratory-confirmed outbreak of human and animal Rift Valley fever virus in Uganda in 48 years, The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 100(3), pp. 659-671. Shoemaker, T.R., Nyakarahuka, L., Balinandi, S., (...), Rollin, P.E., Lutwama, J. 2019.

Global disease outbreaks associated with the 2015–2016 El Niño event, Scientific Reports, 9(1), art. no. 1930. Anyamba, A., Chretien, J.-P., Britch, S.C., (...), Karesh, W.B., Linthicum, K.J. 2019.

Lesions and cellular tropism of natural Rift Valley fever virus infection in adult sheep, Veterinary Pathology, 56(1), pp. 61-77. Odendaal, L., Clift, S.J., Fosgate, G.T., Davis, A.S. 2019.

Rift Valley fever: an ancient plague on its way out of Africa? Veterinary Pathology, 56(2), pp. 178-179. Ulrich, R. 2019.

Rift Valley fever: an open-source transmission dynamics simulation model, PLoS ONE, 14(1), art. no. e0209929. Sumaye, R., Jansen, F., Berkvens, D., (...), Thiry, E., Krit, M. 2019.

Rift Valley fever reemergence after 7 years of quiescence, South Africa, May 2018, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(2), pp. 338-341. van Vuren, P.J., Kgaladi, J., Msimang, V., Paweska, J.T. 2019.

Rift Valley fever virus and yellow fever virus in urine: a potential source of infection, Virologica Sinica, Article in Press. Li, M., Wang, B., Li, L., (...), Bi, Y., Zeng, H. 2019.

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Schmallenberg

Changing surveillance objectives during the different phases of an emerging vector-borne disease outbreak: the Schmallenberg virus example, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 166, pp. 21-27. Veldhuis, A., Mars, J., Stegeman, A., van Schaik, G. 2019.

Recent changes in infectious diseases in European wildlife, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(1), pp. 3-43. Yon, L., Duff, J.P., Ågren, E.O., (...), Widén, F., Gavier-Widén, D. 2019.

Species diversity, host preference and arbovirus detection of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in South-Eastern Serbia, Parasites and Vectors, 12(1), art. no. 61. Vasić, A., Zdravković, N., Anitǎ, D., (...), Stanišić, L., Vaselek, S. 2019.

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West Nile Fever

Cumulative incidence of West Nile virus infection, continental United States, 1999-2016, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(2), pp. 325-327. Ronca, S.E., Murray, K.O., Nolan, M.S. 2019.

Genetic determinants of the re-emergence of arboviral diseases, Viruses, 11(2), art. no. 150. Ketkar, H., Herman, D., Wang, P. 2019.

Implementation of the One Health approach to fight arbovirus infections in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Region: assessing integrated surveillance in Serbia, Tunisia and Georgia, Zoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press. Dente, M.G., Riccardo, F., Bolici, F., (...), Donduashvili, M., Kekelidze, A. 2019.

Insecticide resistance genes affect Culex quinquefasciatus vector competence for West Nile virus, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286(1894), art. no. 2273. Atyame, C.M., Alout, H., Mousson, L., (...), Weill, M., Failloux, A.-B. 2019.

Paradoxes of West Nile fever: evolution of infectious diseases, Infektsionnye Bolezni, 16(4), pp. 103-105. Vengerov, Y.Y. 2018.

Seasonal activity of adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in a focus of dirofilariasis and West Nile infection in Northern Iran, Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 12(4), pp. 398-413. Azari-Hamidian, S., Norouzi, B., Noorallahi, A., Hanafi-Bojd, A.A. 2018.

West Nile fever in Astrakhan region, Infektsionnye Bolezni, 16(4), pp. 91-96. Ugleva, S.V., Tagirova, Z.G., Tutelyan, A.V., Shabalina, S.V. 2018.

West Nile virus infection in travelers returning to United Kingdom from South Africa, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(2), pp. 367-369. Parkash, V., Woods, K., Kafetzopoulou, L., (...), Aarons, E., Cartwright, K. 2019.

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