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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The foot-and-mouth disease is rarely transmitted to humans, but humans may also be infected if exposed to the virus.
Epidemiological studies on Foot-and-mouth disease and paratuberculosis in small ruminants in Tafelah and Ma'an, Jordan.
A study of the American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center, which concluded that there was no foot-and-mouth disease virus in South America, was a determinant of Cosalfa's recommendation to suspend vaccination with this serotype in the region.
Their topics include foot-and-mouth disease virus proteinases and polyprotein processing, quasi-species dynamics taught by the natural and experimental evolution of foot-and-mouth disease virus, innate to adaptive: immune defence handing of foot-and-mouth disease virus, controlling foot-and-mouth disease by using replication-defective human adenoviruses to deliver vaccines and biotherapeutics, and the role of international organizations in controlling foot-and-mouth disease.
int), the Food and Agriculture Organization World Reference Laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (http://www.
The resolution on joint research on foot-and-mouth disease and other infectious diseases of horses is expected to be adopted at the symposium.
The National Foot-and-Mouth Disease Reference Laboratory on Tuesday confirmed the cases as type-A foot-and-mouth disease, Xinhua reported.
Foot-and-mouth disease is a contagious and sometimes fatal virus that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild species within the family Bovidae.
Foot-and-mouth disease affects livestock including sheep, cows and pigs but meat from infected animals is not harmful to humans.
Some BGN 1 M is the initially estimated cost of the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Bulgaria.
Foot-and-Mouth Disease is a severe, highly communicable disease of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and deer.
BRITAIN'S ability to deal with another major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is to be tested in two-day simulation later this year.
THE UK Government has accepted all of the main recommendations in the review of the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease that followed the leak of the virus from the "shabby and dilapidated" Government- licensed labs at Pirbright, Surrey, in 2007.
A SIXTH case of suspected foot-and-mouth disease was being investigated last night.
Vigilance is absolutely key to containing and eradicating foot-and-mouth disease.