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The causative agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae (Mccp), which was previously known...

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Swine vesicular disease (SVD) was first observed in Italy in 1966, where it was clinically recognized as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) (Nardelli et...

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Swine vesicular disease virus (SVDV) is classified as an enterovirus (species: Enterovirus B) within the family of Picornaviridae. The family...


Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus capable of causing large outbreaks of encephalitis in humans and equids....


Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is a New World alphavirus that causes disease ranging from mild febrile illness to fatal encephalitis in...

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Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious viral disease of goats and sheep. The disease was first described by workers in the Côté...


Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae within the order Mononegavirales. The virus species name was changed in...


Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a re-emerging mosquito-borne viral disease in animals and humans. Many domestic and wild animals are susceptible to the...


Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is classified into the genus Flavivirus of the family Flaviviridae. The virus is spherical, about 50 nm in diameter...


Simmental hereditary thrombopathy (or thrombopathia) is an autosomal-recessive bleeding disorder of Simmental cattle. First described in North...

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