Scientific Articles of Note Q2 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

A cross-sectional study of horse owners’ awareness and perceived risk of exotic diseases in the United Kingdom, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 169, art. no. 104706. Spence, K.L., Slater, J., Rosanowski, S.M., Cardwell, J.M. 2019.

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African Swine Fever

A review of the animal disease outbreaks and biosecure animal mortality composting systems, Waste Management, 90, pp. 121-131. Costa, T., Akdeniz, N. 2019.

African swine fever marches across much of Asia, Science, 364(6441), pp. 617-618. Normile, D. 2019.

African swine fever spread in China, Veterinary Record, 184(18), p. 559.Zhai, S.-L., Wei, W.-K., Sun, M.-F., Lv, D.-H., Xu, Z.-H. 2019.

African swine fever status in Europe, Viruses, 11(4), art. no. 310. Cwynar, P., Stojkov, J., Wlazlak, K. 2019.

African swine fever virus evasion of host defences, Virus Research, 266, pp. 25-33. Dixon, L.K., Islam, M., Nash, R., Reis, A.L. 2019.

African swine fever: update on Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Article in press. Mulumba-Mfumu, L.K., Saegerman, C., Dixon, L.K., (...), Thiry, E., Penrith, M.L. 2019.

Analysis of Estonian surveillance in wild boar suggests a decline in the incidence of African swine fever, Scientific Reports, 9(1), art. no. 8490. Schulz, K., Staubach, C., Blome, S., (...), Conraths, F.J., Sauter-Louis, C. 2019.

Characteristics of selected active substances used in disinfectants and their virucidal activity against ASFV, Journal of Veterinary Research (Poland), 63(1), pp. 17-25. Juszkiewicz, M., Walczak, M., Wozniakowski, G. 2019.

Current hazards by notifiable animal diseases for the pork food chain - development of practical instructions, Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality, 69(2), pp. 30-48. Weber, L., Meemken, D. 2018.

Development of vaccines against African swine fever virus, Virus Research, 265, pp. 150-155. Sánchez, E.G., Pérez-Núñez, D., Revilla, Y. 2019.

Disease surveillance in England and Wales, March 2019, Veterinary Record, 184(14), pp. 431-435. 2019.

Economic model for calculation of direct and indirect economical losses from African swine fever occurrence  Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 22(2), pp. 227-236. Ivanova, P.P., Ivanova, E. 2019

First oral vaccination of Eurasian wild boar against African swine fever virus genotype II, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6(APR), art. no. 137. Barasona, J.A., Gallardo, C., Cadenas-Fernández, E., (...), Arias, M., Sanchez-Vizcaino, J.M. 2019.

Genetic characterization of African swine fever virus in Cameroon, 2010–2018, Journal of Microbiology, 57(4), pp. 316-324. Wade, A., Achenbach, J.E., Gallardo, C., (...), Diallo, A., Lamien, C.E. 2019.

New/old swine viruses - porcine teschovirus and sapelovirus, Veterinarska Stanica, 50(1), pp. 81-85. Prpić, J., Keros, T., Želježić, D., Jemeršić, L. 2019.

Qualitative risk assessment for the transmission of African swine fever to Thailand from Italy, 2015Revue Scientifique et Technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(3), pp. 949-960. Salman, M.D., Dejyong, T., Rao, S., (...), Chanachai, K., Weeragidpanit, S. 2018.

Replication and virulence in pigs of the first African swine fever virus isolated in China, Emerging Microbes & Infections, 8(1), pp. 438-447. Zhao, D., Liu, R., Zhang, X., (...), He, X., Bu, Z. 2019.

Risk analysis of African swine fever in Poland based on spatio-temporal pattern and Latin hypercube sampling, 2014-2017, BMC Veterinary Research, 15(1), p. 160. Lu, Y., Deng, X., Chen, J., (...), Chen, Q., Niu, B. 2019.

Risk of zoonoses by animal bites and scratches, La Revue du Praticien, 69(3), pp. 320-323.Ganière, J.-P. 2019.

Simulation of transmission and persistence of African swine fever in wild boar in Denmark, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 167, pp. 68-79. Halasa, T., Boklund, A., Bøtner, A., Mortensen, S., Kjær, L.J. 2019.

Socio-economic factors as indicators for various animal diseases in Sardinia, PLoS ONE, 14(6), art. no. e0217367. Loi, F., Laddomada, A., Coccollone, A., (...), Cappai, S., Rolesu, S. 2019.

Spatial epidemiology of African swine fever: host, landscape and anthropogenic drivers of disease occurrence in wild boar, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, art. no. 104691. Podgórski, T., Borowik, T., Łyjak, M., Woźniakowski, G. 2019.

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Aujeszky's disease

Serologic survey of selected viral pathogens in free-ranging Eurasian brown bears (Ursus arctos arctos) from Slovakia, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(2), pp. 499-503. Vitásková, E., Molnár, L., Holko, I., (...), Bártová, E., Sedlák, K. 2019.

The wild boar (Sus scrofa) - victim and ally of the most important viral infections in Europe, Veterinarska Stanica, 50(2), pp. 137-148.Jemeršić, L., Prpić, J., Roić, B., Želježić, D., Keros, T. 2019.

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Avian influenza

A two-year prospective study of small poultry flocks in Ontario, Canada, part 1: prevalence of viral and bacterial pathogens, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31(3), pp. 327-335. Brochu, N.M., Guerin, M.T., Varga, C., (...), Brash, M.L., Susta, L. 2019.

Avian influenza virus detection, temporality and co-infection in poultry in Cambodian border provinces, 2017–2018, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 8(1), pp. 637-639. Karlsson, E.A., Horm, S.V., Tok, S., (...), Osbjer, K., Dussart, P. 2019.

Continuing evolution of highly pathogenic H5N1 viruses in Bangladeshi live poultry markets, Emerging Microbes and Infections, 8(1), pp. 650-661. Barman, S., Turner, J.C.M., Hasan, M.K., (...), Webster, R.G., Feeroz, M.M. 2019.

Current status of veterinary public health activities in Bangladesh and its future plans, BMC Veterinary Research, 15(1), p. 164. Khatun, M.M., Islam, M.A., Rahman, M.M. 2019.

Detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N6) viruses in waterfowl in Bangladesh, Virology, 534, pp. 36-44. Yang, G., Chowdury, S., Hodges, E., (...), Kennedy, E., Davis, C.T. 2019.

Emerging Infectious Diseases, Nursing Clinics of North America, 54(2), pp. 297-311. McArthur, D.B. 2019.

Emerging respiratory infections threatening public health in the Asia-Pacific region: a position paper of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, Respirology, 24(6), pp. 590-597. Park, S., Park, J.Y., Song, Y., How, S.H., Jung, K.-S. 2019.

Evolution of avian influenza and public health, Veterinary Practitioner, 19(1), pp. 162-164. Galav, A., Galav, V., Maherchandani, S., Kashyap, S.K., Dalal, S. 2018.

Fatal avian influenza A(H5N1) infection in a 36-week pregnant woman survived by her newborn in Sóc Trăng Province, Vietnam, 2012, Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 13(3), pp. 292-297. Le, T.V., Phan, L.T., Ly, K.H.K., (...), Trinh, T.X., Tran Minh, N.N. 2019.

Genetic and biological characteristics of avian influenza virus subtype H1N8 in environments related to live poultry markets in China, BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), art. no. 458. Zhang, Y., Dong, J., Bo, H., (...), Shu, Y., Wang, D. 2019.

Highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza virus outbreak in Pavo cristatus in Jiangxi Province, ChinaEmerging Microbes and Infections, 8(1), pp. 377-380. Li, M., Feng, S., Lv, S., (...), Sun, J., He, H. 2019.

Human-derived A/Guangdong/Th005/2017 (H7N9) exhibits extremely high replication in the lungs of ferrets and is highly pathogenic in chickens, Viruses, 11(6). Gong, S., Qi, F., Li, F., (...), Bao, L., Qin, C. 2019.

Infection of chicken H9N2 influenza viruses in different species of domestic ducks, Veterinary Microbiology, 233, pp. 1-4. Wang, C., Wang, Z., Ren, X., (...), Sun, H., Pu, J. 2019.

Infections and pathology of free-roaming backyard chickens on St. Kitts, West Indies, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31(3), pp. 343-349. Bolfa, P., Callanan, J.J., Ketzis, J., (...), Hamilton, C., Kelly, P. 2019.

Intercontinental spread of Asian-origin H7 avian influenza viruses by captive bird trade in 1990's, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 73, pp. 146-150. Lee, D.-H., Killian, M.L., Torchetti, M.K., (...), Berhane, Y., Swayne, D.E. 2019.

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with avian influenza along the live chicken market chains in Eastern China: a cross-sectional survey in Shanghai, Anhui, and Jiangsu, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Zhou, X., Zhang, Y., Shen, C., (...), Huang, B., Soares Magalhães, R.J. 2019.

Neutralizing antibody responses to homologous and heterologous H1 and H3 influenza A strains after vaccination with inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine vary with age and prior-year vaccination, Clinical Infectious Diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 68(12), pp. 2067-2078. Wang, W., Chen, Q., Ford-Siltz, L.A., (...), Vassell, R., Weiss, C.D. 2019.

Prevalence of H7N9 subtype avian influenza viruses in poultry in China, 2013–2018, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Jiang, W., Hou, G., Li, J., (...), Chen, J., Liu, H. 2019,

Serological investigation of H9N2 avian influenza virus in slaughtered water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Khuzestan, Iran, Archives of Razi Institute, 74(1), pp. 77-82. Tajik, J., Tavakoli, H., Soltani, D. 2019.

Seroprevalence of dogs in Hong Kong to human and canine influenza viruses, Veterinary Record Open, 6(1), art. no. e000327. Su, W., Kinoshita, R., Gray, J., (...), Peiris, J.S.M., Yen, H.-L. 2019.

Spatial modelling for low pathogenicity avian influenza virus at the interface of wild birds and backyard poultry, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. La Sala, L.F., Burgos, J.M., Blanco, D.E., (...), Tohmé, F., Pérez, A.M. 2019.

Surveillance of avian influenza virus in poultry environment in Henan Province, 2013-2017, Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology (China), 38(10), pp. 721-724. Ma, H., Wang, R., Nie, Y., (...), Xu, B., Huang, X. 2018.

Survivability of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) in naturally preened duck feathers at different temperatures, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(3), pp. 1306-1313. Karunakaran, A.C., Murugkar, H.V., Kumar, M., (...), Mekhemadhom Rajendrakumar, A., Agarwal, R.K. 2019.

The cat's meow: using novel serological approaches to identify cat-to-human influenza A(H7N2) transmission, Journal of Infectious Diseases, 219(11), pp. 1685-1687. Jain, S., Murray, E.L. 2019.

The impact of environmental transmission and epidemiological features on the geographical translocation of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(11). Li, X., Xu, B., Shaman, J. 2019.

The re-emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 viruses in humans in mainland China, 2019, Euro Surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European Communicable Disease Bulletin, 24(21). Yu, D., Xiang, G., Zhu, W., (...), Meng, L., Wang, D. 2019. [Back To Top]


A spatial risk assessment model framework for incursion of exotic animal disease into the European Union Member States, Microbial Risk Analysis, Article in Press. Simons, R.R.L., Horigan, V., Ip, S., (...), Cook, C., Adkin, A. 2019.

Bluetongue virus vaccine: conventional to modern approach, Acta Virologica, 63(1), pp. 3-18. Ranjan, K., Prasad, M., Brar, B., (...), Ghosh, M., Prasad, G. 2019.

Bovine ephemeral fever in Asia: recent status and research gaps, Viruses, 11(5), art. no. 412. Lee, F. 2019.

BTV antibody longevity in cattle five to eight years post BTV-8 vaccination, Vaccine, 37(20), pp. 2656-2990. Ries, C., Beer, M., Hoffmann, B. 2019.

Epidemiology and spatial distribution of bluetongue virus in Xinjiang, China, PeerJ, 2019(2), art. no. 6514. Ma, J., Gao, X., Liu, B., (...), Xiao, J., Wang, H. 2019.

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer, Canada, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(4), pp. 832-834. Allen, S.E., Rothenburger, J.L., Jardine, C.M., (...), Ruder, M., Nemeth, N.M. 2019.

Molecular detection of bluetongue virus in Culicoides insignis and sheep of Pucallapa, Peru, Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru, 30(1), pp. 465-476.Dennis Navarro, M., Miguel Rojas, M., Jessica Jurado, P., (...), Ana Castillo, E., Hermelinda Rivera, G. 2019.

Presence of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses in Egypt in 2016 and 2017, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 73, pp. 221-226. Ahmed, S., Mahmoud, M.A.E.-F., Viarouge, C., (...), Zientara, S., Breard, E. 2019.

Quantifying bluetongue vertical transmission in French cattle from surveillance data, Veterinary Research, 50(1), art. no. 34. Courtejoie, N., Bournez, L., Zanella, G., Durand, B. 2019.

Social network analysis and risk assessment: an example of introducing an exotic animal disease in Italy, Microbial Risk Analysis, Article in Press. Maurella, C., Mastrantonio, G., Bertolini, S., (...), Horigan, V., Ru, G. 2019.

Spatial models of vector-host epidemics with directed movement of vectors over long distances, Mathematical Biosciences, 312, pp. 77-87. Fitzgibbon, W.E., Morgan, J.J., Webb, G.F., Wu, Y. 2019.

Trends and future prediction of livestock diseases outbreaks by periodic regression analysis, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 89(4), pp. 369-376. Krishnamoorthy, P., Kurli, R., Patil, S.S., Roy, P., Suresh, K.P. 2019.

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Bovine tuberculosis (bTB)

Wolves contribute to disease control in a multi-host system, Scientific Reports, 9(1), art. no. 7940. Tanner, E., White, A., Acevedo, P., Balseiro, A., Marcos, J., Gortázar, C., 2019.

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Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

A history of FMD research and control programmes in Southeast Asia: lessons from the past informing the future, Epidemiology and Infection, 147. Blacksell, S.D., Siengsanan-Lamont, J., Kamolsiripichaiporn, S., Gleeson, L.J., Windsor, P.A. 2019.

Issues related to highly impacting endemic diseases in the South, Bulletin de l'Academie Veterinaire de France, 171(3). Leboucq, N. 2018.

Low topotype diversity of recent foot-and-mouth disease virus serotypes O and A from districts located along the Uganda and Tanzania border, Journal of Veterinary Science, 20(2), art. no. e4. Kerfua, S.D., Shirima, G., Kusiluka, L., (...), Cleaveland, S., Haydon, D.T. 2019.

Movement-based biosecurity zones for control of highly infectious animal diseases: application of community detection analysis to a livestock vehicle movement network, Sustainability (Switzerland), 11(6), art. no. 1642. Lee, G.-J., Pak, S.-I., Lee, K.-N., Hong, S. 2019.

New approaches for post-vaccination surveillance of foot-and-mouth disease, Acta Virologica, 63(1), pp. 45-52. Jain, B., Tewari, A., Batra, K., Kadian, S.K. 2019.

Phylogeographical and cross-species transmission dynamics of SAT1 and SAT2 foot-and-mouth disease virus in Eastern Africa, Molecular Ecology, 28(11), pp. 2903-2916. Omondi, G., Alkhamis, M.A., Obanda, V., (...), Arzt, J., VanderWaal, K. 2019.

Seroprevalence of some Infectious transboundry diseases in cattle imported from Sudan to Egypt, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 6(1), pp. 92-99. Hekal, S.H.A., Al-Gaabary, M.H., El-Sayed, M.M., Sobhy, H.M., Fayed, A.A.A. 2019.

Study on seroprevalence and serotyping of foot and mouth disease in Chad, Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(3), pp. 937-947. Ouagal, M., Brocchi, E., Hendrikx, P., (...), Kiram, D., Oussiguere, A. 2018.

The evolution of a super-swarm of foot-and-mouth disease virus in cattle, PLoS ONE, 14(4), art. no. e0210847. Arzt, J., Fish, I., Pauszek, S.J., (...), Rodriguez, L.L., Stenfeldt, C. 2019.

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Strategies to increase adoption of animal vaccines by smallholder farmers with focus on neglected diseases and marginalized populations, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(3), art. no. e0007279. Donadeu, M., Nwankpa, N., Abela-Ridder, B., Dungu, B., 2019

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Lumpy Skin Disease

Assessing the possible causes of hemolytic anemia associated with lumpy skin disease naturally infected buffaloes, Comparative Clinical Pathology. 28(3), pp. 747-753. Neamat-Allah, A.N.F., Mahmoud, E.A. 2019.

Detection of antibodies against lumpy skin disease virus by virus neutralization test and ELISA methods, Acta Veterinaria, 69(1), pp. 47-60. Milena, S., Vladimir, P., Vladimir, G., (...), Tamaš, P., Sava, L. 2019.

Economic impact of lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, pp. 7-9 (Book chapter). Klement, E. 2018.

Effect of using frozen–thawed bovine semen contaminated with lumpy skin disease virus on in vitro embryo production, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Annandale, C.H., Smuts, M.P., Ebersohn, K., (...), Venter, E.H., Stout, T.A.E. 2019.

General description of lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, pp. 3-5. (Book chapter). Tuppurainen, E.S.M. 2018.

Geographic distribution of lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, pp. 11-13 (Book chapter). Tuppurainen, E.S.M. 2018.

Introduction to lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, pp. 1-2 (Editorial). Tuppurainen, E.S.M. 2018.

Lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, pp. 1-109 (Book). Tuppurainen, E.S.M., Babiuk, S., Klement, E. 2018.

Orf virus circulation in cattle in Turkey, Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 65, pp. 1-6. Şevik, M. 2019.

Transmission of lumpy skin disease virus: a short review, Virus Research, 269, art. no. 197637. Sprygin, A., Pestova, Y., Wallace, D.B., Tuppurainen, E., Kononov, A.V. 2019.

Treatment of lumpy skin disease, Lumpy Skin Disease, p. 81 (Book chapter). Babiuk, S. 2018.

Using the basic reproduction number to assess the risk of transmission of lumpy skin disease virus by biting insects, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Gubbins, S. 2019.

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Peste des Petits Ruminants

Diagnosis and phylogenetic analysis of the circulating peste des petits ruminants virus in Al-Sharqia governate, Slovenian Veterinary Research, 56, pp. 531-539. Elsheikh, H.E., El-Mekkawi, M.F., Abou-Zaid, A.A.A., Abd El Raof, A.M. 2019.

Evaluation of effectiveness of Mass Vaccination Campaign against Peste des petits ruminants in Chhattisgarh state, India, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66(3), pp. 1349-1359. Govindaraj, G.N., Roy, G., Mohanty, B.S., (...), Pandey, S.K., Roy, P. 2019.

Molecular characterization of peste des petits ruminants virus isolated from four outbreaks occurred in southern Iran, BMC Veterinary Research, 15(1), art. no. 177. Shahriari, R., Khodakaram-Tafti, A., Mohammadi, A. 2019.

Optimization and evaluation of a non-invasive tool for peste des petits ruminants surveillance and control, Scientific Reports, 9(1), art. no. 4742. Bataille, A., Kwiatek, O., Belfkhi, S., (...), Jones, B.A., Libeau, G. 2019.

Pathological and molecular characterisation of peste des petits ruminants in Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) in Israel, Archives of Virology, 164(8), pp. 1997-2003. Berkowitz, A., Avni-Magen, N., Bouznach, A., (...), Eldar, A., Erster, O. 2019.

Peste des petits ruminants in Africa: meta-analysis of the virus isolation in molecular epidemiology studies, The Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 86(1), art. no. a1677. Mantip, S.E., Shamaki, D., Farougou, S. 2019.

Peste des petits ruminants in China: spatial risk analysis, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Ma, J., Gao, X., Liu, B., (...), Xiao, J., Wang, H. 2019.

PPR in camels: sero-prevalence and socio-economics, International Journal of Veterinary Science, 8(2), pp. 84-88. Chemweno, V.J., Gitao, C.G., Gachohi, J.M., (...), Khalif, A., Omani, R.N. 2019.

Seroprevalence and risk factors for peste des petits ruminants in sheep and goats in Djibouti, Revue Scientifique et Technique (International Office of Epizootics), 37(3), pp. 961-969. Teshale, S., Moumin, G., Moussa, C., Gezahegne, M. 2018.

Seroprevalence of some Infectious transboundry diseases in cattle imported from Sudan to Egypt, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 6(1), pp. 92-99. Hekal, S.H.A., Al-Gaabary, M.H., El-Sayed, M.M., Sobhy, H.M., Fayed, A.A.A. 2019.

Seroprevalence, geographical distribution, and risk factors of peste des petits ruminants in the Republic of Chad, Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 5(4), pp. 420-425. Mahamat, O., Doungous, T., Kebkiba, B., (...), Guindé, M., Moussa, A.H. 2018.

Trends and future prediction of livestock diseases outbreaks by periodic regression analysis, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 89(4), pp. 369-376. Krishnamoorthy, P., Kurli, R., Patil, S.S., Roy, P., Suresh, K.P. 2019.

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A community-based knowledge, attitude, and practice survey on rabies among cattle owners in selected areas of Bhutan, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(4), p. e0007305. Rinchen, S., Tenzin, T., Hall, D., (...), Dukpa, K., Cork, S. 2019.

A scoping review of dingo and wild-living dog ecology and biology in Australia to inform parameterisation for disease spread modelling, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6(MAR), art. no. 47. Gabriele-Rivet, V., Arsenault, J., Wilhelm, B., (...), Newsome, T.M., Ward, M.P. 2019.

A social justice perspective on access to human rabies vaccines, Vaccine, Article in Press. Wentworth, D., Hampson, K., Thumbi, S.M., (...), Wambura, G., Chng, N.R. 2019.

Animal and human bites: what to do and what to know? Revue Medicale Suisse, 16(646), pp. 780-785. Pham, T.-T., De Marco, G., Bouvet, C., Zanella, M.-C., Kaiser, L. 2019.

Assessing health systems in Guinea for prevention and control of priority zoonotic diseases: a One Health approach, One Health, 7, art. no. 100093. Standley, C.J., Carlin, E.P., Sorrell, E.M., (...), Martel, L.D., Katz, R. 2019.

Avoiding preventable deaths: the scourge of counterfeit rabies vaccines, Vaccine, 37(17), pp. 2285-2287. Taylor, E., Banyard, A.C., Bourhy, H., (...), Del Rio Vilas, V., Fooks, A.R. 2019.

Bovine rabies: economic loss and its mitigation through antirabies vaccination 1, Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira, 39(3), pp. 179-185. Mello, A.K.M., Brumatti, R.C., Neves, D.A., (...), Gaspar, A.O., Lemos, R.A.A. 2019.

Characteristics of protein structure of freeze-dried rabies vaccine (Vero cells) for human use, Chinese Journal of Biologicals, 32(4), pp. 375-379. Kuang, Z.-X., Chai, B.-Y., Li, C.-Y., (...), Xie, H., Zou, Y. 2019.

Dynamics and persistence of rabies in the Arctic, Polar Research, 38, art. no. 3366. Simon, A., Tardy, O., Hurford, A., (...), Bélanger, D., Leighton, P.A. 2019.

Ecology and epidemiology of rabies in humans, domestic animals and wildlife in Namibia, 2011-2017, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(4), p. e0007355. Hikufe, E.H., Freuling, C.M., Athingo, R., (...), Müller, T., Maseke, A. 2019.

Effect of high-density oral rabies vaccine baiting on rabies virus neutralizing antibody response in raccoons (Procyon lotor), Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(2), pp. 399-409. Pedersen, K., Gilbert, A.T., Wilhelm, E.S., (...), Johnson, S.R., Chipman, R.B. 2019.

Evaluating the public health response to a mass bat exposure—Wyoming, 2017, Zoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press. Cote, A., Wallace, R.M., Jackson, D.A., (...), Pickens, V., Guagliardo, S.A.J. 2019.

Implementation of high coverage mass rabies vaccination in rural Uganda using predominantly static point methodology, Veterinary Journal, 249, pp. 60-66. Evans, M.J., Burdon Bailey, J.L., Lohr, F.E., (...), Gamble, L., Mazeri, S. 2019.

Implementing One Health concept in rural communities: approaches and challenges in Sierra LeoneAfrican Journal of Biomedical Research, 21(3), pp. 245-249. Suluku, R., Jalloh, A.T., Emikpe, B.O. 2018.

Influence of different factors on the costs and benefits of oral vaccination of foxes against rabiesZoonoses and Public Health, Article in Press. Bedeković, T., Šimić, I., Krešić, N., Lojkić, I. 2019.

Isolation of rabies virus from the salivary glands of wild and domestic carnivores during a skunk rabies epizootic, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(2), pp. 473-476. Jimenez, I., Spraker, T., Anderson, J., Bowen, R., Gilbert, A. 2019.

Low-cost animal rabies vaccination clinics in Maryland facilitate access to rabies vaccination for petsVector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 19(5), pp. 370-377. Gharpure, R., Mitchell, K.C., Dolan, S., Iverson, S.A., Feldman, K.A. 2019.

Oral bait handout as a method to access roaming dogs for rabies vaccination in Goa, India: a proof of principle study, Vaccine: X, 1, art. no. 100015. Gibson, A.D., Yale, G., Vos, A., (...), Bronsvoort, B.M.D.C., Mazeri, S. 2019.

Paralytic rabies: a Guillain-Barre syndrome mimic, QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians, 112(5), pp. 365-366. Kumar, N., Gupta, P., Meena, M.K. 2019.

Revision of the rabies policy in the Netherlands, Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde, 163. de Pijper, C.A., Schreuder, I., Vollaard, A.M., (...), van den Kerkhof, J.H.T.C., Stijnis, C. 2019.

Size, spatial and household distribution, and rabies vaccination coverage of the Brazilian owned-dog population, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Baquero, O.S., Queiroz, M.R. 2019.

Spatial ecology of urban striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) in the Northern Great Plains: a framework for future oral rabies vaccination programs, Urban Ecosystems, 22(3), pp. 539-552. Schneider, A.L., Gilbert, A.T., Walter, W.D., Vandeberg, G.S., Boulanger, J.R. 2019.

The emergence of vampire bat rabies in Uruguay within a historical context, Epidemiology and Infection, 147, p. e180. Botto Nuñez, G., Becker, D.J., Plowright, R.K. 2019.

Unbiased assessment of disease surveillance utilities: a prospect theory application, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(5), art. no. e0007364. Attema, A.E., He, L., Cook, A.J.C., Vilas, V.J.D.R. 2019.

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Rift Valley Fever

A detailed review of the mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of Iran and their medical and veterinary importance, Acta Tropica, 194, pp. 106-122. Azari-Hamidian, S., Norouzi, B., Harbach, R.E. 2019.

A review of zoonotic pathogens of dromedary camels, EcoHealth, Article in Press. Zhu, S., Zimmerman, D., Deem, S.L. 2019.

Chikungunya and o'nyong-nyong viruses in Uganda: implications for diagnostics, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 6(3). Clements, T.L., Rossi, C.A., Irish, A.K., (...), Hensley, L.E., Schoepp, R.J. 2019.

Entomological risk factors for potential transmission of Rift Valley fever virus around concentrations of livestock in Colorado , Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Article in Press. Hartman, D.A., Rice, L.M., DeMaria, J., (...), Webb, C.T., Kading, R.C. 2019.

Impact of past and on-going changes on climate and weather on vector-borne diseases transmission: a look at the evidence, Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 8(1), art. no. 51. Fouque, F., Reeder, J.C. 2019.

Preliminary serological investigation of Rift Valley fever in Poland, Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 55(4), pp. 324-326. Bazanow, B., Stygar, D., Romuk, E., (...), Welz, M., Pawȩska, J. 2018.

Risk factors associated with sustained circulation of six zoonotic arboviruses: a systematic review for selection of surveillance sites in non-endemic areas, Parasites and Vectors, 12(1), art. no. 265. Esser, H.J., Mögling, R., Cleton, N.B., (...), De Boer, W.F., Reusken, C.B.E.M. 2019.

Serological evidence of Rift Valley fever virus infection in slaughtered ruminants in Nigeria, Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry, Article in Press. Opayele, A.V., Ndiana, L.A., Odaibo, G.N., Olaleye, D.O. 2019.

Successes and challenges of the One Health approach in Kenya over the last decade, BMC Public Health, 19, art. no. 465.Munyua, P.M., Njenga, M.K., Osoro, E.M., (...), Montgomery, J., Widdowson, M.-A. 2019.

The contribution of veterinarians in global health security: using lessons learnt during Rift Valley fever outbreaks to strenghen multicsectoral coordination in countries for the response to zoonotic events, Bulletin de l'Academie Veterinaire de France, 171(3). De La Rocque, S. 2018.

Tracking Rift Valley fever: from Mali to Europe and other countries, 2016, Eurosurveillance, 24(8), art. no. 1800213. Tong, C., Javelle, E., Grard, G., (...), Leparc-Goffart, I., de Santi, V.P. 2019.

Transcriptome profiling in Rift Valley fever virus infected cells reveals modified transcriptional and alternative splicing programs, PLoS ONE, 14(5), art. no. e0217497. Havranek, K.E., White, L.A., Lanchy, J.-M., Lodmell, J.S. 2019.

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Culicoides biting midges-underestimated vectors for arboviruses of public health and veterinary importance, Viruses, 11(4), art. no. 376. Sick, F., Beer, M., Kampen, H., Wernike, K. 2019.

Description of the first Schmallenberg disease outbreak in Spain and subsequent virus spreading in domestic ruminants, Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 65, pp. 189-193. Jiménez-Ruiz, S., Paniagua, J., Isla, J., (...), Arenas, A., García-Bocanegra, I. 2019.

Post-epidemic distribution of Schmallenberg virus in culicoides arbovirus vectors in Poland, Viruses, 11(5), art. no. 447. Kęsik-Maliszewska, J., Larska, M., Collins, ÁB., Rola, J. 2019.

Schmallenberg virus in Azerbaijan 2012–2018, Archives of Virology, 164(7), pp. 1877-1881. Zeynalova, S., Vatani, M., Asarova, A., Lange, C.E. 2019.

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West Nile Fever

Epidemiology, clinical features and transmission of re-emerging arboviral infection chikungunya, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 9(4), pp. 135-139. Shanmugaraj, B., Malla, A., Ramalingam, S. 2019.

One Health approach for West Nile virus surveillance in the European Union: relevance of equine data for blood safety, Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 24(16). Young, J.J., Coulombier, D., Domanović, D., (...), Zeller, H., Gossner, C.M. 2019.

Risk factors associated with sustained circulation of six zoonotic arboviruses: a systematic review for selection of surveillance sites in non-endemic areas, Parasites and Vectors, 12(1), art. no. 265.Esser, H.J., Mögling, R., Cleton, N.B., (...), De Boer, W.F., Reusken, C.B.E.M. 2019.

Simultaneous detection of Dengue virus, Chikungunya virus, Zika virus, Yellow fever virus and West Nile virus, Journal of Virological Methods, 268, pp. 53-55. Boga, J.A., Alvarez-Arguelles, M.E., Rojo-Alba, S., (...), de Oña, M., Melón, S. 2019.

The potential of West Nile virus transmission regarding the environmental factors using geographic information system (GIS), West Azerbaijan province, Iran, Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 13(1), pp. 27-38. Amini, M., Hanafi-Bojd, A.A., Asghari, S., Chavshin, A.R. 2019.

The prevalence of antibodies against sandfly fever viruses and West Nile virus in Cyprus, Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases, 13(1), pp. 116-125. Billioud, G., Tryfonos, C., Richter, J. 2019.

Vector-borne diseases: an ongoing threat, Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 15(6), pp. 449-457. Moore, K.S. 2019.

Vector-borne transmission and evolution of Zika virus, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3(4), pp. 561-569. Gutiérrez-Bugallo, G., Piedra, L.A., Rodriguez, M., (...), Vasilakis, N., Vega-Rúa, A. 2019.

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