Scientific Articles of Note During Q1 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

African Horse Sickness Virus: History, Transmission, and Current Status, Annual Review of Entomology ,
62 pp. 343 - 358 ., Carpenter, S., Mellor, P.S., Fall, A.G., Garros, C., Venter, G.J., 2017

Structural protein VP2 of African horse sickness virus is not essential for virus replication in vitro, Journal of Virology , 91 ( 4 ) , art. no. e01328-16, van Gennip, R.G.P., van de Water, S.G.P., Potgieter, C.A., van Rijn, P.A., 2017

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African Swine Fever

Influence of Age and Dose of African Swine Fever Virus Infections on Clinical Outcome and Blood Parameters in Pigs, Viral Immunology , 30 ( 1 ) pp. 58 - 69 ., Post, J., Weesendorp, E., Montoya, M., Loeffen, W.L., 2017

Regional level risk factors associated with the occurrence of African swine fever in West and East Africa, Parasites and Vectors , 10 ( 1 ) pp. 1 -8, Huang, Z.Y.X., Van Langevelde, F., Honer, K.J., Naguib, M., De Boer, W.F., 2017

Selected aspects related to epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunity, and control of African swine fever, Journal of Veterinary Research (Poland) , 60 ( 2 ) pp. 119 - 125 ., Woźniakowski, G., Fraczyk, M., Niemczuk, K., Pejsak, Z., 2016

Understanding African Swine Fever infection dynamics in Sardinia using a spatially explicit transmission model in domestic pig farms, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Mur, L., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., Fernández-Carrión, E., Jurado, C., Rolesu, S., Feliziani, F., Laddomada, A., Martínez-López, B., 20177

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Activity of Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) inside and outside of livestock stables in late winter and spring, Parasitology Research , pp. 1 - 9 . , Article in Press, Kameke, D., Kampen, H., Walther, D., 2017

Bluetongue: UK risk level remains the same as outbreaks continue in France, The Veterinary record ,
178 ( 21 ) p. 518., 2016

Combining dispersion modelling with synoptic patterns to understand the wind-borne transport into the UK of the bluetongue disease vector, International Journal of Biometeorology , pp. 1 - 13 ., Article in Press, Burgin, L., Ekström, M., Dessai, S., 2017

Current and next-generation bluetongue vaccines: Requirements, strategies, and prospects for different field situations, Critical Reviews in Microbiology , 43 ( 2 ) pp. 142 - 155 ., Feenstra, F., van Rijn, P.A, 2017

Dual Infection with Bluetongue Virus Serotypes and First-Time Isolation of Serotype 5 in India, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Hemadri, D., Maan, S., Chanda, M.M., Rao, P.P., Putty, K., Krishnajyothi, Y., Reddy, G.H., Kumar, V., Batra, K., Reddy, Y.V., Maan, N.S., Reddy, Y.N., Singh, K.P., Shivachandra, S.B., Hegde, N.R., Rahman, H., Mertens, P.P.C., 2016

Evaluating the benefits of vaccination when used in combination with stamping-out measures against hypothetical introductions of foot-and-mouth disease into New Zealand: a simulation study, New Zealand Veterinary Journal , pp. 1 - 10 . , Article in Press, Sanson, R., Rawdon, T., Owen, K., Hickey, K., van Andel, M., Yu, Z., 2016

Fine-scale spatial and seasonal rangeland use by cattle in a foot-and-mouth disease control zones, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment , 239 pp. 161 - 172 ., Kaszta, Ż., Marino, J., Wolff, E., 2017

Foot-and-mouth disease vaccines, Veterinary Microbiology, Article in Press, Diaz-San Segundo, F., Medina, G.N., Stenfeldt, C., Arzt, J., de los Santos, T., 2016

Isolation of bluetongue virus-1 from cattle in India and phylogenetic analysis of the complete coding sequence of the segment-2 gene, Tropical Biomedicine , 33 ( 4 ) pp. 824 - 826 . Chand, K., Biswas, S.K., Pandey, A.B., Saxena, A., Tewari, N., Mondal, B., 2016

Meteorological conditions and land cover as predictors for the prevalence of Bluetongue virus in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of Mainland China, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 138 pp. 88 - 93, Gao, X., Qin, H., Xiao, J., Wang, H., 2017

Possible over-wintering of bluetongue virus in <i>Culicoides</i> populations in the Onderstepoort area, Gauteng, South Africa, Journal of the South African Veterinary Association ,
87 ( 1 ), Steyn, J., Venter, G.J., Labuschagne, K., Majatladi, D., Boikanyo, S.N., Lourens, C., Ebersohn, K., Venter, E.H., 2016

Potential Distribution Map of Culicoides insignis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), Vector of Bluetongue Virus, in Northwestern Argentina, Journal of insect science (Online) , 16 ( 1 ), Veggiani Aybar, C.A., Díaz Gomez, R.A., Dantur Juri, M.J., Lizarralde de Grosso, M.S., Spinelli, G.R., 2016

Unraveling the armor of a killer: Evasion of host defenses by African swine fever virus, Journal of Virology , 91 ( 6 ) , art. no. e02338-16, Reis, A.L., Netherton, C., Dixon, L.K., 201777

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Foot-And-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Adenovirus-vectored foot-and-mouth disease vaccine confers early and full protection against FMDV O1 Manisa in swine, Virology , 502 pp. 123 - 132 ., Fernandez-Sainz, I., Medina, G.N., Ramirez-Medina, E., Koster, M.J., Grubman, M.J., de los Santos, T., 2017

Biological function of Foot-and-mouth disease virus non-structural proteins and non-coding elements, Virology Journal , 13 ( 1 ) , art. no. 107, Gao, Y., Sun, S.-Q., Guo, H.-C, 2016

Evaluation of foot and mouth vaccination for yak (Bos grunniens) in Pakistan, Tropical Animal Health and Production , pp. 1 - 5 ., Article in Press, Mortenson, J.A., Khan, E.H.H., Ali, I., Manzoor, S., Jamil, A., Abubakar, M., Afzal, M., Hussain, M., 2017

Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Argentina's Beef Exports: The WTO's US-Animals Dispute, World Trade Review , 16 ( 2 ) pp. 253 - 277 ., Bown, C.P., Hillman, J.A., 2017

Foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype SAT1 in cattle, Nigeria, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
Article in Press, Ehizibolo, D.O., Haegeman, A., De Vleeschauwer, A.R., Umoh, J.U., Kazeem, H.M., Okolocha, E.C., Van Borm, S., De Clercq, K., 2017

Genome variability of foot-and-mouth disease virus during the short period of the 2010 epidemic in Japan, Veterinary Microbiology , 199 pp. 62 - 67 ., Nishi, T., Yamada, M., Fukai, K., Shimada, N., Morioka, K., Yoshida, K., Sakamoto, K., Kanno, T., Yamakawa, M., 2017

Human enterovirus 71 protein interaction network prompts antiviral drug repositioning, Scientific Reports , 7 , art. no. 43143, Han, L., Li, K., Jin, C., Wang, J., Li, Q., Zhang, Q., Cheng, Q., Yang, J., Bo, X., Wang, S., 2017

Increased humoral antibody response of foot-and-mouth disease virus vaccine in growing pigs pre-treated with poly-γ-glutamic acid,  Journal of Veterinary Science , 17 ( 2 ) pp. 253 - 256 ., Lee, J.-H., Kang, I.-J., Kim, A.-R., Noh, Y.-S., Chung, H.-C., Park, B.-K., 2016

Isolation and characterization of foot-and-mouth disease virus from Odisha, India, Tropical Biomedicine ,
33 ( 4 ) pp. 753 – 760, Mohanty, N.N., Das, B., Sarangi, L.N., Subramaniam, S., Mohapatra, J.K., Panda, H.K., 2016

Picornavirus RNA is protected from cleavage by ribonuclease during virion uncoating and transfer across cellular and model membranes, PLoS Pathogens , 13 ( 2 ) , art. no. e1006197, Groppelli, E., Levy, H.C., Sun, E., Strauss, M., Nicol, C., Gold, S., Zhuang, X., Tuthill, T.J., Hogle, J.M., Rowlands, D.J., 2017

Purification of foot-and-mouth disease virus by heparin as ligand for certain strains, Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences , 1049-1050 pp. 16 - 23 ., Du, P., Sun, S., Dong, J., Zhi, X., Chang, Y., Teng, Z., Guo, H., Liu, Z., 2017

Quantitative characteristics of the foot-and-mouth disease carrier state under natural conditions in India, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Hayer, S.S., Ranjan, R., Biswal, J.K., Subramaniam, S., Mohapatra, J.K., Sharma, G.K., Rout, M., Dash, B.B., Das, B., Prusty, B.R., Sharma, A.K., Stenfeldt, C., Perez, A., Rodriguez, L.L., Pattnaik, B., Vanderwaal, K., Arzt, J., 2017

Seasonal trends in seroprevalence of FMD in bovines under different environmental conditions in rural KPK, Pakistan, Pakistan Veterinary Journal , 37 ( 1 ) pp. 55 – 58, Khan, A., Mushtaq, M.H., ud din Ahmad, M., Fatima, Z., Khan, A., 2017

Sero-prevalence, risk factors and distribution of foot and mouth disease in Ethiopia, Acta Tropica , 169 pp. 125 - 132 ., Abdela, N., 2017

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Progress in Zika virus and its vaccines Shengwu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Biotechnology ,
33 ( 1 ) pp. 1 - 15 ., Tian, D., Chen, W., 2017

Zika virus: An emerging flavivirus, Journal of Microbiology , 55 ( 3 ) pp. 204 - 219 . Yun, S.-I., Lee, Y.-M., 2017

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A highly pathogenic avian-derived influenza virus H5N1 with 2009 pandemic H1N1 internal genes demonstrates increased replication and transmission in pigs, Journal of General Virology , 98 ( 1 ) pp. 18 - 30 ., Abente, E.J., Kitikoon, P., Lager, K.M., Gauger, P.C., Anderson, T.K., Vincent, A.L, 2017

An epidemiological study of avian influenza A (H5) virus in nomadic ducks and their raising practices in northeastern Bangladesh, 2011-2012, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, Article in Press, Sarkar, S., Khan, S.U., Mikolon, A., Rahman, M.Z., Abedin, J., Zeidner, N., Sturm-Ramirez, K., Luby, S.P, 2016

An evaluation of the use of short message service during an avian influenza outbreak on a poultry farm in Young, Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report , 40 ( 2 ) pp. E195 - E201 . Stephenson, L.M., Biggs, J.S., Sheppeard, V., Oakman, T.L., 2016

Avian influenza prevalence among hunter-harvested birds in a remote Canadian First Nation community, Rural and Remote Health , 16 ( 4 ) , art. no. 3864, Liberda, E.N., Meldrum, R., Charania, N.A., Davey, R., Tsuji, L.J.S., 2016

Avian Influenza Virus and Newcastle Disease Virus, Egg Innovations and Strategies for Improvements ,
pp. 547 - 559 ., Bertran, K., Susta, L., Miller, P.J., 2017

Avian influenza virus directly infects human natural killer cells and inhibits cell activity, Virologica Sinica ,
pp. 1 - 8 . , Article in Press, Mao, H., Liu, Y., Sia, S.F., Peiris, J.S.M., Lau, Y.-L., Tu, W., 2017

Call for vigilance as H5N8 avian influenza confirmed in Lincolnshire Veterinary Record , 179 ( 25 ) pp. 639 - 640 ., 2016

China is closely monitoring an increase in infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, BioScience Trends , 11 ( 1 ) pp. 122 - 124 ., Tang, Q., Shao, M., Xu, L., 2017

Chinese farmers’ willingness to accept compensation to practice safe disposal of HPAI infected chicken, Preventive Veterinary Medicine , 139 pp. 67 - 75 ., Huang, Z., Wang, J., Zuo., A, 2017

Climate change and respiratory infections, Annals of the American Thoracic Society , 13 ( 8 ) pp. 1223 - 1230 ., Mirsaeidi, M., Motahari, H., Khamesi, M.T., Sharifi, A., Campos, M., Schraufnagel, D.E, 2016

Competition between low and high pathogenicity avian influenza in a two-patch system, Mathematical Biosciences , 288 pp. 52 - 70 ., Saucedo, O., Martcheva, M., 2017

Controlling viral outbreaks: Quantitative strategies, PLoS ONE , 12 ( 2 ) , art. no. e0171199, Mummert, A., Weiss, H., 2017

Cross-protective efficacy of dendritic cells targeting conserved influenza virus antigen expressed by Lactobacillus plantarum, Scientific Reports , 6 , art. no. 39665, Yang, W.-T., Shi, S.-H., Yang, G.-L., Jiang, Y.-L., Zhao, L., Li, Y., Wang, C.-F., 2016

Diversity, evolution and population dynamics of avian influenza viruses circulating in the live poultry markets in China, Virology , 505 pp. 33 - 41 ., Chen, L.-J., Lin, X.-D., Tian, J.-H., Liao, Y., Ying, X.-H., Shao, J.-W., Yu, B., Guo, J.-J., Wang, M.-R., Peng, Y., Shi, M., Holmes, E.C., Yang, Z.-Q., Zhang, Y.-Z., 2017

Efficacy of clade 2.3.2 H5 commercial vaccines in protecting chickens from clade H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza infection, Vaccine Article in Press, Yuk, S.-S., Erdene-Ochir, T.O., Kwon, J.-H., Noh, J.-Y., Hong, W.-T., Jeong, J.-H., Jeong, S., Gwon, G.-B., Shin, J.-I., Sur, J.-H., Song, C.-S., 2016

Experimental infection with highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza viruses in the Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) and domestic pigeon (Columba livia domestica) Veterinary Microbiology , 203 pp. 95 - 102 ., Kwon, J.-H., Noh, Y.K., Lee, D.-H., Yuk, S.-S., Erdene-Ochir, T.-O., Noh, J.-Y., Hong, W.-T., Jeong, J.-H., Jeong, S., Gwon, G.-B., Song, C.-S., Nahm, S.-S., 2017

First detection of avian influenza virus (H4N7) in Giant Petrel monitored by geolocators in the Antarctic region, Marine Biology , 164 ( 4 ) , art. no. 62, de Souza Petersen, E., de Araujo, J., Krüger, L., Seixas, M.M., Ometto, T., Thomazelli, L.M., Walker, D., Durigon, E.L., Petry, M.V., 2017

First documented case of avian influenza (H5N1) virus infection in a lion, Emerging microbes & infections , 5 ( 12 ) p. e125 ., Chen, Q., Wang, H., Zhao, L., Ma, L., Wang, R., Lei, Y., Li, Y., Yang, G., Chen, J., Chen, G., Li, L., Jin, T., Li, J., Liu, X., Xu, X., Wong, G., Liu, L., Liu, Y., Shi, W., Bi, Y., Gao, G.F., 2016

Genetic characterization of continually evolving highly pathogenic H5N6 influenza viruses in China, 2012-2016, Frontiers in Microbiology , 8 ( FEB ) , art. no. 260, Li, M., Zhao, N., Luo, J., Li, Y., Chen, L., Ma, J., Zhao, L., Yuan, G., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., He, H., 2017

Global concern regarding the fifth epidemic of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in China, BioScience Trends , 11 ( 1 ) pp. 120 - 121 ., Shen, Y., Lu, H., 2017

How's the Flu Getting Through? Landscape genetics suggests both humans and birds spread H5N1 in Egypt, Infection, Genetics and Evolution , 49 pp. 293 - 299 ., Young, S.G., Carrel, M., Kitchen, A., Malanson, G.P., Tamerius, J., Ali, M., Kayali, G., 2017

Human infection caused by an avian influenza A (H7N9) virus with a polybasic cleavage site in Taiwan, 2017, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, Article in Press, Yang, J.-R., Liu, M.-T., 2017

Immunization with live nonpathogenic H5N3 duck influenza virus protects chickens against highly pathogenic H5N1 virus, Acta Virologica , 60 ( 3 ) pp. 316 - 327 ., Gambaryan, A.S., Boravleva, E.Y., Lomakina, N.F., Kropotkina, E.A., Gordeychuk, I.V., Chvala, I.A., Drygin, V.V., Klenk, H.-D., Matrosovich, M.N., 2016

Inference and forecast of H7N9 influenza in China, 2013 to 2015, Eurosurveillance , 22 ( 7 ) 11 p., Li, R., Bai, Y., Heaney, A., Kandula, S., Cai, J., Zhao, X., Xu, B., Shaman, J., 2017

Influenza virus-specific antibody dependent cellular cytoxicity induced by vaccination or natural infection, Vaccine , 35 ( 2 ) pp. 238 – 247, de Vries, R.D., Nieuwkoop, N.J., Pronk, M., de Bruin, E., Leroux-Roels, G., Huijskens, E.G.W., van Binnendijk, R.S., Krammer, F., Koopmans, M.P.G., Rimmelzwaan, G.F., 2017

Interactive map helps poultry keepers track avian influenza restrictions, Veterinary Record , 180 ( 5 ) pp. 107 - 108 ., 2017

Investigation of a mortality cluster in wild adult yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes) at Otago Peninsula, New Zealand, Avian Pathology , pp. 1 - 11 . , Article in Press, Gartrell, B., Agnew, D., Alley, M., Carpenter, T., Ha, H.J., Howe, L., Hunter, S., McInnes, K., Munday, R., Roe, W., Young, M., 2017

Modeling the avian influenza H5N1 virus infection in human and analyzing its evolution Communications in Computer and Information Science , 699 pp. 339 - 352 . ,Zhang, P., 2017

Movement patterns of a keystone waterbird species are highly predictable from landscape configuration, Movement Ecology , 5 ( 1 ) , art. no. 2, Kleyheeg, E., van Dijk, J.G.B., Tsopoglou-Gkina, D., Woud, T.Y., Boonstra, D.K., Nolet, B.A., Soons, M.B., 2017

Multi-antigen avian influenza a (H7N9) virus-like particles: Particulate characterizations and immunogenicity evaluation in murine and avian models, BMC Biotechnology , 17 ( 1 ) , art. no. 2, Hu, C.-M.J., Chien, C.-Y., Liu, M.-T., Fang, Z.-S., Chang, S.-Y., Juang, R.-H., Chang, S.-C., Chen, H.-W., 2017

Optimal treatment strategy of an avian influenza model with latency, International Journal of Biomathematics, Article in Press, Modnak, C., Wang, J., 2017

Pandemic and Avian Influenza A Viruses in Humans. Epidemiology, Virology, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Strategy, Clinics in Chest Medicine, Article in Press Li, H., Cao, B., 2016

Public risk perception and attitudes towards live poultry markets before and after their closure due to influenza A(H7N9), Hong Kong, January-February 2014, Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom) ,
38 ( 1 ) pp. 34 - 43 ., Liao, Q., Wu, P., Lam, W.W.T., Fang, V.J., Wu, J.T., Leung, G.M., Fielding, R., Cowling, B.J., 2016

Qualitative study on the shifting sociocultural meanings of the facemask in Hong Kong since the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak: Implications for infection control in the post-SARS era, International Journal for Equity in Health , 15 ( 1 ) , art. no. 73, Siu, J.Y.-M., 2016

Reoccurrence of avian influenza a(H5N2) virus clade in wild birds, Alaska, USA, 2016, Emerging Infectious Diseases , 23 ( 2 ) pp. 365 - 367 ., Lee, D.-H., Torchetti, M.K., Killian, M.L., Deliberto, T.J., Swayne, D.E., 2017

Seroepidemiology of avian influenza H5N1, H9N2 & Newcastle disease viruses during 1954 to 1981 in India, Indian Journal of Medical Research , 144 ( September ) pp. 472 - 476 . , Pawar, S.D., Jamgaonkar, A.V., Umarani, U.B., Kode, S.S., 2016

Sero-epidemiologic study of influenza A(H7N9) infection among exposed populations, China 2013-2014, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, Article in Press, Xiang, N., Bai, T., Kang, K., Yuan, H., Zhou, S., Ren, R., Li, X., Wu, J., Deng, L., Zeng, G., Wang, X., Mao, S., Shi, J., Gao, R., Chen, T., Zou, S., Li, D., Havers, F., Widdowson, M.-A., Greene, C.M., Zhang, Y., Ni, D., Liu, X., Li, Q., Shu, Y., 2017

Serological evidence for exposure to avian influenza viruses within poultry workers in southern China, Zoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press, de Bruin, E., Zhang, X., Ke, C., Sikkema, R., Koopmans, M., 2017

Potential for low-pathogenic avian H7 influenza A viruses to replicate and cause disease in a mammalian model, Journal of Virology , 91 ( 3 ) , art. no. e01934-16, Zanin, M., Koçer, Z.A., Poulson, R.L., Gabbard, J.D., Howerth, E.W., Jones, C.A., Friedman, K., Seiler, J., Danner, A., Kercher, L., McBride, R., Paulson, J.C., Wentworth, D.E., Krauss, S., Tompkins, S.M., Stallknecht, D.E., Webster, R.G., 2017

Quantifying predictors for the spatial diffusion of avian influenza virus in China, BMC Evolutionary Biology , 17 ( 1 ) , art. no. 16, Lu, L., Leigh Brown, A.J., Lycett, S.J., 2017

The media impact of animal disease on the US meat demand, Agribusiness, Article in Press, Wang, H.H., de Beville, P.G., 2017

Vaccine efficacy of inactivated, chimeric hemagglutinin H9/H5N2 avian influenza virus and its suitability for the marker vaccine strategy, Journal of Virology , 91 ( 6 ) , art. no. e01693-16, Kim, S.M., Kim, Y.-I., Park, S.-J., Kim, E.-H., Kwon, H.-I., Si, Y.-J., Lee, I.-W., Song, M.-S., Choi, Y.K., 2017

Vaccine immune pressure influences viral population complexity of avian influenza virus during infection Veterinary Microbiology , 203 pp. 88 - 94 ., Milani, A., Fusaro, A., Bonfante, F., Zamperin, G., Salviato, A., Mancin, M., Mastrorilli, E., Hughes, J., Hussein, H.A., Hassan, M., Mundt, E., Terregino, C., Cattoli, G., Monne, I., 2017

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Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD)

Complete genome sequences of the Neethling-like lumpy skin disease virus strains obtained directly from three commercial live attenuated vaccines, Genome Announcements , 4 ( 6 ) , art. no. e01255-16, Mathijs, E., Vandenbussche, F., Haegeman, A., King, A., Nthangeni, B., Potgieter, C., Maartens, L., Van Borm, S., De Clercq, K., 2016

High relative abundance of the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans is associated with lumpy skin disease outbreaks in Israeli dairy farms, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Article in Press, Kahana-Sutin, E., Klement, E., Lensky, I., Gottlieb, Y., 2016

Lumpy skin disease outbreaks in Greece during 2015–16, implementation of emergency immunization and genetic differentiation between field isolates and vaccine virus strains, Veterinary Microbiology ,
201 pp. 78 - 84 ., Agianniotaki, E.I., Tasioudi, K.E., Chaintoutis, S.C., Iliadou, P., Mangana-Vougiouka, O., Kirtzalidou, A., Alexandropoulos, T., Sachpatzidis, A., Plevraki, E., Dovas, C.I., Chondrokouki, E., 2017

Real-time PCR assays for the specific detection of field Balkan strains of Lumpy skin disease virus, Acta Veterinaria , 66 ( 4 ) pp. 444 - 454 ., Vidanović, D., Šekler, M., Petrović, T., Debeljak, Z., Vasković, N., Matović, K., Hoffmann, B., 2016

Risk analysis of lumpy skin disease in Turkey, Indian Journal of Animal Research , 50 ( 6 ) pp. 1013 - 1017 ., Ince, Ö.B., Çakir, S., Dereli, M.A., 2016

Spread rate of lumpy skin disease in the Balkans, 2015-2016; Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
Article in Press, Mercier, A., Arsevska, E., Bournez, L., Bronner, A., Calavas, D., Cauchard, J., Falala, S., Caufour, P., Tisseuil, C., Lefrançois, T., Lancelot, R., 2017

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Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

Advances in peste des petits ruminants vaccines, Veterinary Microbiology Article in Press, Kumar, N., Barua, S., Riyesh, T., Tripathi, B.N., 2016

Comparative and temporal transcriptome analysis of peste des petits ruminants virus infected goat peripheral blood mononuclear cells, Virus Research , 229 pp. 28 - 40 ., Manjunath, S., Mishra, B.P., Mishra, B., Sahoo, A.P., Tiwari, A.K., Rajak, K.K., Muthuchelvan, D., Saxena, S., Santra, L., Sahu, A.R., Wani, S.A., Singh, R.P., Singh, Y.P., Pandey, A., Kanchan, S., Singh, R.K., Kumar, G.R., Janga, S.C., 2017

Effect of peste des petits ruminants vaccination on clinico-haematological parameters of West African Dwarf sheep experimentally infected with Trypanosoma congolense, Annual Research and Review in Biology , 9 ( 6 ) , art. no. ARRB.23671, Chukwudi, I.C., Anene, B.M., Chukwu, C.C., Ezeh, I.O., Ogbu, K.I., 2016

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus in Sheep and Goats at the Wildlife-Livestock Interface in Punjab Province, Pakistan BioMed research international , 2016 p. 7826245 ., Aziz-Ul-Rahman, Abubakar, M., Rasool, M.H., Manzoor, S., Saqalein, M., Rizwan, M., Munir, M., Ali, Q., Wensman, J.J., 2016

Pattern of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) distribution in Ghana (2005-2013), Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine , 20 ( 1 ) pp. 51 - 57 ., Folitse, R.D., Amemor, E., Rejoice, E.N., Emikpe, B.O., Tasiame, W., 2017

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Antemortem diagnosis of rabies in buffaloes: Molecular approach, Buffalo Bulletin , 35 ( 4 ) pp. 645 – 651, Sharma, P., Singh, C.K., Narang, D., 2016

Apoptosis in natural rabies virus infection in dogs, Journal of Veterinary Research (Poland) ,
60 ( 3 ) pp. 227 - 231 ., Vural, S.A., Bozkurt, M.F., Ozkara, A., Alcigir, M.E., Ilhan, F.S., 2016

Complete genomic sequence of rabies virus from an Ethiopian wolf, Genome Announcements , 3 ( 2 ) , art. no. e00157-15, Marston, D.A., Wise, E.L., Ellis, R.J., McElhinney, L.M., Banyard, A.C., Johnson, N., Deressa, A., Regassa, F., de Lamballerie, X., Fooks, A.R., Sillero-Zubiri, C., 2016

Confirmation of rabies in buffalo from organized farm of North Gujarat, Buffalo Bulletin, 35 ( 4 ) pp. 671 - 676 ., Chandel, B.S., Patel, A.C., Dadawala, A.I., Chauhan, H.C., Parsani, H.R., Shrimali, M.D., Raval, S.H., 2016

Development and evaluation of the RT-PCR kit for the rabies virus diagnosis,  Voprosy Virusologii ,
61 ( 5 ) pp. 235 - 240 ., Dedkov, V.G., Deviatkln, A.A., Poleschuk, E.M., Safonova, M.V., Markelov, M.L., Shipulin, G.A., 2016

Development of a Rabies Vaccine in Cell Culture for Veterinary Use in the Lyophilized Form, Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Human and Animal Health Applications , pp. 523 – 560, Severo, M.G., Zeferino, A.S., Soccol, C.R., 2016

Effect of free-roaming dogs culling on the control of canine rabies, Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica , 33 ( 4 ) pp. 772 - 779 . Castillo-Neyra, R., Levy, M.Z., Náquira, C., 2016

Expert Opinion to Identify High-Risk Entry Routes of Canine Rabies into Papua New Guinea, Zoonoses and Public Health , 64 ( 2 ) pp. 156 – 160, Brookes, V.J., Ward, M.P., 2017

Familial cluster of exposure to a confirmed rabid dog in travelers to Algeria, Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Article in Press, Antwi, S., Parola, P., Sow, D., Sornin, V., Henrion, M., Gautret, P., 2016

Human rabies: 2016 updates and call for data, Releve epidemiologique hebdomadaire, 92 ( 7 ) pp. 77 - 86., 2017

Human rabies — Puerto Rico, 2015, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , 65 ( 52 ) pp. 1474 - 1476 ., Styczynski, A., Tran, C., Dirlikov, E., Zapata, M.R., Ryff, K., Petersen, B., Sanchez, A.C., Mayshack, M., Martinez, L.C., Condori, R., Ellison, J., Orciari, L., Yager, P., González, R., Sanabria, D., Velázquez, J.C., Thomas, D., García, B.R., 2017

Identification of different species of mammalians involved in zoonoses as reservoirs or hosts by sequencing of the mitochondrial DNA cytochrome B gene, Annual Research and Review in Biology ,
10 ( 1 ) , art. no. ARRB.25230, Carnieli, P., Castilho, J.G., Oliveira, R.N., Brandão, P.E., Batista, H.B.C.R., 2016

Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding rabies risk in community members and healthcare professionals: Pétionville, Haiti, 2013, Epidemiology and Infection , pp. 1 - 11 . Article in Press, FENELON, N., DELY, P., KATZ, M.A., SCHAAD, N.D., DISMER, A., MORAN, D., LARAQUE, F., WALLACE, R.M., 2017

One-Health: A safe, efficient, dual-use vaccine for humans and animals against middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus and rabies virus, Journal of Virology , 91 ( 2 ) , art. no. e02040-16, Wirblich, C., Coleman, C.M., Kurup, D., Abraham, T.S., Bernbaum, J.G., Jahrling, P.B., Hensley, L.E., Johnson, R.F., Frieman, M.B., Schnell, M.J., 2017

Pattern of pediatric animal bites and post exposure prophylaxis in Isfahan province-Iran, 2015, International Journal of Pediatrics , 4 ( 6 ) pp. 1977 - 1982 ., Khazaei, S., Ayubi, E., Nematollahi, S., Mansori, K., Ahmadi-Pishkuhi, M., Mohammadian-Hafshejani, A., Mohammadian, M., Ramazanpour, J., Rabiei, A., Rezaeian-Langroodi, R., 2016

Post-exposure rabies prophylaxis in humans exposed to animals in Lublin province (Eastern Poland) in 2012–2015 – A retrospective study, Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics , pp. 1 - 6 . Article in Press, Krzowska-Firych, J., Tomasiewicz, K., Kozøowska, A., 2017

Potential Exposures to Australian Bat Lyssavirus Notified in Queensland, Australia, 2009−2014, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 10 ( 12 ) , art. no. e0005227, Si, D., Marquess, J., Donnan, E., Harrower, B., McCall, B., Bennett, S., Lambert, S., 2016

Rabies elimination: protecting vulnerable communities through their dogs – Authors' reply, The Lancet Global Health , 5 ( 2 ) p. e142 . Abela-Ridder, B, 2017

Rabies elimination: protecting vulnerable communities through their dogs The Lancet Global Health,
5 ( 2 ) p. e141, Savioli, G, 2017

Rabies outbreak in buffaloes in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Ciencia Rural , 47 ( 4 ) , art. no. e20160523, Bianchi, R.M., Panziera, W., de Galiza, G.J.N., Kommers, G.D., Fighera, R.A., 2017

Rabies Vaccination: Higher Failure Rates in Imported Dogs than in those Vaccinated in Italy, Zoonoses and Public Health , 64 ( 2 ) pp. 146 - 155 ., Rota Nodari, E., Alonso, S., Mancin, M., De Nardi, M., Hudson-Cooke, S., Veggiato, C., Cattoli, G., De Benedictis, P., 2017

Rabies vaccination initiative, Veterinary Record , 180 ( 3 ) p. 65 ., 2017

Reduction of animal suffering in rabies vaccine potency testing by introduction of humane endpoints, Biologicals, Article in Press, Takayama-Ito, M., Lim, C.-K., Nakamichi, K., Kakiuchi, S., Horiya, M., Posadas-Herrera, G., Kurane, I., Saijo, M., 2016

Quantitative risk assessment of the introduction of rabies into Japan through the importation of dogs and cats worldwide, Epidemiology and Infection , pp. 1 - 15 . , Article in Press, KWAN, N.C.L., SUGIURA, K., HOSOI, Y., YAMADA, A., SNARY, E.L., 2017

Taming rabies, Science , 355 ( 6322 ) pp. 238 - 242 ., Stokstad, E., 2017

The Economics of a Successful Raccoon Rabies Elimination Program on Long Island, New York, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 10 ( 12 ) , art. no. e0005062, Elser, J.L., Bigler, L.L., Anderson, A.M., Maki, J.L., Lein, D.H., Shwiff, S.A., 2016

The final (Oral Ebola) vaccine trial on captive chimpanzees?, Scientific Reports , 7 , art. no. 43339, Walsh, P.D., Kurup, D., Hasselschwert, D.L., Wirblich, C., Goetzmann, J.E., Schnell, M.J, 2017

Veterinary Rabies Vaccine, Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Human and Animal Health Applications , pp. 499 - 521 ., Sanson, R.K., Zeferino, A.S., Nakamura, R., Thomaz-Soccol, V., Soccol, C.R., 2016

Wild boar offal as a probable source of Aujeszky's disease virus for hunting dogs in Poland, Journal of Veterinary Research (Poland) , 60 ( 3 ) pp. 233 - 238 ., Szczotka-Bochniarz, A., Lipowski, A., Kycko, A., Sell, B., Ziółkowski, M., Małek, B., 2017

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Rift Valley Fever

Aedes mosquitoes in the Republic of the Sudan, with dichotomous keys for the adult and larval stages, Journal of Natural History , pp. 1 - 17 . , Article in Press, Mohamed, A.H., Ali, A.M., Harbach, R.E., Reeves, R.G., Ibrahim, K.M., AhmedMohmed, M.A., Azrag, R.S., 2017

Drivers of Rift Valley fever epidemics in Madagascar, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 114 ( 5 ) pp. 938 - 943 ., Lancelot, R., Béral, M., Rakotoharinome, V.M., Andriamandimby, S.-F., Héraud, J.-M., Coste, C., Apolloni, A., Squarzoni-Diaw, C., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P.B.H., Bouyer, J., Wint, G.R.W., Cardinale, E., 2017

Effects of climate change on the occurrence and distribution of livestock diseases Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Article in Press, Bett, B., Kiunga, P., Gachohi, J., Sindato, C., Mbotha, D., Robinson, T., Lindahl, J., Grace, D., 2016

Import of Rift Valley fever to China: a potential new threat? Virologica Sinica , 31 ( 5 ) pp. 454 - 456 ., Fu, X., Wang, L., Fang, B., Ma, R., Zheng, Y., Huang, S., Zhou, P., Cao, Z., Tian, J., Li, S., Zhang, G., 2016

Modelling Vaccination Strategies against Rift Valley Fever in Livestock in Kenya, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 10 ( 12 ) , art. no. e0005049, Gachohi, J.M., Njenga, M.K., Kitala, P., Bett, B., 2016

Mosquito-borne viruses circulating in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, International Journal of Infectious Diseases , 57 pp. 32 - 37 ., Mbanzulu, K.M., Wumba, R., Mukendi, J.-P.K., Zanga, J.K., Shija, F., Bobanga, T.L., Aloni, M.N., Misinzo, G., 2017

Mosquito host choices on livestock amplifiers of Rift Valley fever virus in Kenya, Parasites and Vectors ,
9 ( 1 ) , art. no. 184, Tchouassi, D.P., Okiro, R.O.K., Sang, R., Cohnstaedt, L.W., McVey, D.S., Torto, B., 2016

Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Mauritania: A review of their biodiversity, distribution and medical importance, Parasites and Vectors , 10 ( 1 ) , art. no. 35, Mint Mohamed Lemine, A., Ould Lemrabott, M.A., Hasni Ebou, M., Mint Lekweiry, K., Ould Ahmedou Salem, M.S., Ould Brahim, K., Ouldabdallahi Moukah, M., Ould Bouraya, I.N., Brengues, C., Trape, J.-F., Basco, L., Bogreau, H., Simard, F., Faye, O., Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary, A., 2017

Plant resting site preferences and parity rates among the vectors of Rift Valley Fever in northeastern Kenya, Parasites and Vectors , 9 ( 1 ) , art. no. 310, Arum, S.O., Weldon, C.W., Orindi, B., Tigoi, C., Musili, F., Landmann, T., Tchouassi, D.P., Affognon, H.D., Sang, R., 2016

Predicting Rift Valley Fever Inter-epidemic Activities and Outbreak Patterns: Insights from a Stochastic Host-Vector Model, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 10 ( 12 ) , art. no. e0005167, Pedro, S.A., Abelman, S., Tonnang, H.E.Z., 2016

Quantifying the potential pathways and locations of Rift Valley fever virus entry into the United States, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press, Golnar, A.J., Kading, R.C., Hamer, G.L., 2017

Serological and genomic evidence of Rift Valley fever virus during inter-epidemic periods in Mauritania,  Epidemiology and Infection , pp. 1 - 11 . Article in Pressm RISSMANN, M., EIDEN, M., EL MAMY, B.O., ISSELMOU, K., DOUMBIA, B., ZIEGLER, U., HOMEIER-BACHMANN, T., YAHYA, B., GROSCHUP, M.H., 2016

Serological Evidence of Contrasted Exposure to Arboviral Infections between Islands of the Union of Comoros (Indian Ocean), PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 10 ( 12 ) , art. no. e0004840, Dellagi, K., Salez, N., Maquart, M., Larrieu, S., Yssouf, A., Silaï, R., Leparc-Goffart, I., Tortosa, P., de Lamballerie, X., 2016

Severe hemorrhagic forms of Rift Valley fever: About 5 cases, Pan African Medical Journal , 24 , art. no. 73 Salem, M.L.O., Baba, S.E.W.O., Fall-Malick, F.Z., Boushab, B.M., Ghaber, S.M., Mokhtar, A., 2016

The One Health approach to identify knowledge, attitudes and practices that affect community involvement in the control of Rift Valley fever outbreaks, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 2 ) , art. no. e0005383, Hassan, O.A., Affognon, H., Rocklöv, J., Mburu, P., Sang, R., Ahlm, C., Evander, M., 2017

Vaccination of alpacas against Rift Valley fever virus: Safety, immunogenicity and pathogenicity of MP-12 vaccine, Vaccine, Article in Press, Rissmann, M., Ulrich, R., Schröder, C., Hammerschmidt, B., Hanke, D., Mroz, C., Groschup, M.H., Eiden, M., 2016

Vector-Borne Pathogen and Host Evolution in a Structured Immuno-Epidemiological System, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology , pp. 1 - 31 ., Article in Press, Gulbudak, H., Cannataro, V.L., Tuncer, N., Martcheva, M., 2016

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Detection of Schmallenberg virus in France since 2012 Veterinary Record , 180 ( 1 ) p. 24 ., Gache, K., Touratier, A., Bournez, L., Zientara, S., Bronner, A., Dion, F., Garin, E., Calavas, D., 2017

Schmallenberg disease in UK flocks, Veterinary Record , 180 ( 4 ) p. 100., Lewis, C., 2017

Seroprevalance of schmallenberg virus and its relationship with some geographical features in sheep reared in Kirikkale, Ankara Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi , 64 ( 2 ) pp. 93 - 97 ., Macun, H.C., Azkur, A.K., Kalender, H., Erat, S., 2017

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West Nile Fever

Detection of the mosquito-borne flaviviruses, West Nile, Dengue, Saint Louis Encephalitis, Ilheus, Bussuquara, and Yellow Fever in free-ranging black howlers (Alouatta caraya) of Northeastern Argentina, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 11 ( 2 ) , art. no. e0005351, Morales, M.A., Fabbri, C.M., Zunino, G.E., Kowalewski, M.M., Luppo, V.C., Enría, D.A., Levis, S.C., Calderón, G.E., 2017

Population dynamics of mosquito species in a West Nile virus endemic area in Madagascar; Parasite ,
24 , art. no. 3, Tantely, L.M., Cêtre-Sossah, C., Rakotondranaivo, T., Cardinale, E., Boyer, S., 2017

Risk mapping of West Nile virus circulation in Spain, 2015, Acta Tropica , 169 pp. 163 - 169 ., Sánchez-Gómez, A., Amela, C., Fernández-Carrión, E., Martínez-Avilés, M., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J.M., Sierra-Moros, M.J., 2017

The Effect of Climate Change on Mosquito-Borne Diseases, American Biology Teacher , 79 ( 3 ) pp. 169 - 173 ., Deichstetter, P., 2017


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