foot-and-mouth disease

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Synonyms for foot-and-mouth disease

acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs

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2 Factors Affecting Development of FMD Vaccine in China, 2011-2015
To assess herdsmen's ability to correctly identify FMD and to compare the sensitivity and specificity of herdsman reporting with that of serologic testing, we conducted a cross-sectional study of FMD on the Adamawa plateau, the major cattle-rearing area of Cameroon.
No restrictions were imposed in the FMD free zone south of the Veterinary Cordon Fence as well as other areas such the protection zone north of the fence such as Kavango, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Oshana, Omusati and Kunene North.
Renal FMD accounts for about 70% of this disease process.
A breakthrough in FMD research came in 2010 when veterinary medical officer Jonathan Arzt identified the site where FMD virus initiates infection in cattle.
Two decades ago, when FMD went unchecked, it spread among the wildlife of Nagarahole National Park.
An outbreak of FMD among cattle in Egypt has been a concern for the past few weeks, with the Ministry of Agriculture preventing the trade or transportation of cattle between provinces.
These dissection and aneurysm prevalence rates had not previously been appreciated to run so high in FMD patients.
One year after the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, in Bulgaria's Strandzha region, livestock breeding there is in collapse.
FMD percentage (FMD percent) is a way to measure any stiffening of the blood vessels; stiffening blood vessels is an early precursor of cardiovascular disease.
This arrangement created practical difficulties and public confusion about who was controlling FMD.
The current FMD dynamics in eastern Asia, as well as the magnitude of the outbreak in South Korea, are unlike anything that we've seen for at least a half century," said Juan Lubroth, FAO's Chief Veterinary Officer.
Researchers at the USDA's Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit have identified the primary site where the virus that causes FMD begins infection in cattle.