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Foot-and-mouth disease in Ethiopia from 1988 to 1991.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7809989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the period 1988 to 1991 samples from 16 foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in Ethiopia were examined at the National Veterinary Institute, Ethiopia, and at the FAO World Reference Laboratory for Foot-and-Mouth Disease, UK. Typing of the virus responsible was possible in 13 of these outbreaks representing 10 separate disease events; 8 of these were caused by serotype O and 2 by serotype SAT2. This is the first record of the presence of serotype SAT2 foot-and-mouth disease virus in Ethiopia. In contrast to earlier studies serotypes A and C were not detected.
P L Roeder; G Abraham; G Y Mebratu; R P Kitching
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical animal health and production     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0049-4747     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Anim Health Prod     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-02     Completed Date:  1995-02-02     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1277355     Medline TA:  Trop Anim Health Prod     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Shola Zonal Disease Investigation Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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MeSH Terms
Aphthovirus / classification
Disease Outbreaks / veterinary*
Ethiopia / epidemiology
Foot-and-Mouth Disease / epidemiology*
Serotyping / veterinary

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