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The African swine fever virus thymidine kinase gene is required for efficient replication in swine macrophages and for virulence in swine.
African swine fever viruses with two different genotypes, both of which occur in domestic pigs, are associated with ticks and adult warthogs, respectively, at a single geographical site.
On the other hand, African swine fever is nudging closer to Europe and there is currently no vaccine against this highly contagious vector-borne disease.
He is a virologist and leader of ARS' African Swine Fever Virus Research Unit at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, which is set on an 840-acre island in New York's Long Island Sound.
Genetic characterization of African swine fever viruses from outbreaks in southern Africa (1973-1999).
Objective: African Swine Fever is a notifiable devastating hemorrhagic fever with high mortality rates in pigs.
To the Editor: African swine fever virus (ASFV) causes a notifiable disease in domestic pigs for which no treatment or vaccine is available, resulting in a mortality rate of [less than or equal to] <100%.
In an era of global trade and climate change, diseases such as foot-and-mouth, African swine fever, bluetongue and African horse sickness are also an increasing threat to UK livestock.
The project s goal is to raise awareness among Ukrainian farmers of African swine fever (ASF), also known as hog cholera, which has been endemic in Africa, Asia and South America but is now spreading further afield.
To the Editor: African swine fever (ASF) is a serious disease that is currently affecting domestic pigs and wild boars in the Russian Federation.
Another challenge is how to raise the boar since it is expensive and when the sow comes on heat, you have to look for the boar which is free from African swine fever, a deadly disease in pigs.
African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most serious diseases affecting pigs (1).
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African swine fever (ASF) is a serious disease of domestic pigs caused by a DNA arbovirus (African swine fever virus [ASFV]) belonging to the family Asfaviridae (1).
It based its decision on four isolated cases of African swine fever (ASF) detected in wild boar at the Lithuanian and Polish borders with Belarus.
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