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  • foot-and-mou
  • The frequent and widespread outbreaks of avian influenza, foot-and-mouth disease, and West Nile virus have prompted international agencies such as the World Organization for Animal Health and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization to team up with donor nations and farmers to combat the outbreaks. (voanews.com)
  • Agriculture officials said the exercise is based on a hypothetical case of foot-and-mouth disease, which was last identified in the U.S. in 1929. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Balabancik, Turkey - Sometime in late 2005 a stealthy invader slipped across one of Turkey's eastern borders and started to move westward toward Europe: a new strain of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a devastating sickness affecting cows, pigs, sheep and goats. (fao.org)
  • Diseases like foot-and-mouth disease, which affects cattle, and peste des petits ruminants (pest of small ruminants), which affects sheep and goats, are extremely prevalent in Central, Southern and Western Asia. (fao.org)
  • Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a severe and highly contagious viral disease that can cause illness in animals with divided hooves. (pork.org)
  • FMD is not a public health or food safety concern and also is not related to the common childhood illness hand, foot and mouth disease. (pork.org)
  • Foot and mouth disease swept through Taiwan (Taipei China) in March 1997 with immediate ramifications on Pacific Rim trade in pork. (gov.mb.ca)
  • In the second stage, vaccinations will be given to cows, sheep and goats against foot-and-mouth disease, as well as against crystalline inflammation in goats. (emirates247.com)
  • The third stage will see the second dose of vaccination being given against PPR, while the fourth stage includes the second dose of vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease. (emirates247.com)
  • CEEZAD, K-State and federal researchers are working with industry partners to develop and market a portable diagnostic assay, called PockIt, capable of detecting Rift Valley Fever virus, foot-and-mouth-disease virus, and African Swine Fever virus in field settings. (k-state.edu)
  • According to previous reports, the Plum Island lab is the only US facility that can work with the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus, but DHS has said the lab is too small for current research needs and is unsuitable for conducting BSL-4 studies on animals. (umn.edu)
  • Under the arrangement, each country intends to accept each other's decisions on establishing, maintaining and releasing a disease control and eradication zone if an outbreak of a foreign animal disease, such as foot-and-mouth disease or classical swine fever, occurs. (thepigsite.com)
  • 2018
  • The campaign, which continues until the end of May 2018, will vaccinate over 3 million cattle against aphthous fever, crystalline inflammation and PPR, in line with the national plan for animal health 2015-2025 and ADFCA's strategic plan 2016-2020. (emirates247.com)
  • zoonotic disease
  • World Zoonoses Day is marked annually on 6 July to commemorate the day in 1885 when Louis Pasteur successfully administered the first vaccine against a zoonotic disease when he treated a young boy who had been. (ilri.org)
  • CEEZAD is a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence established in 2010 with a focus on the protection of the nation's agricultural and public health sectors against high-consequence foreign animal, emerging and zoonotic disease threats. (k-state.edu)
  • cattle
  • Also see Animal Disease Traceability Requirements for Cattle and Bison Moving Interstate (APHIS-VS factsheet). (avma.org)
  • In 2001, the virus entered the United Kingdom by an undetermined route, rapidly jumping from pigs to sheep and then cattle: by the time the dust settled, at least 6 million animals had been slaughtered and economic losses were tallied at €13 billion. (fao.org)
  • Lyantonde district authorities challenged the minister's order to close cattle markets, saying the district is free from the disease. (newvision.co.ug)
  • In order to contain the disease, the Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner, Sulaiman Tiguragara Matojo, says the district veterinary department has closed several cattle markets in the three affected sub-counties. (newvision.co.ug)
  • Gerald Byamugisha says he could not look after his family because the cattle markets are closed and animal movement restricted. (newvision.co.ug)
  • For this purpose, EFSA has over the last years carried out several data collections and gathered specific information on outbreaks, surveillance activities and concerned animal populations (i.e. poultry, domestic pigs, cattle and wildlife such as wild boar). (europa.eu)
  • Leptospirosis can be a highly contagious disease in cattle and researchers are testing a vaccine developed years ago to judge its immunity response. (k2radio.com)
  • The proposal outlines official identification devices that would be required for each animal species' traceability, such as ear tags for cattle or leg bands for chickens. (hobbyfarms.com)
  • brucellosis
  • Globalization, land encroachment and climate change contribute to outbreaks of such animal diseases - some transmissible to humans - as brucellosis, bovine tuberculosis, parasitic illnesses, anthrax, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and certain strains of influenza viruses. (fao.org)
  • Aquatic Animal Diseases
  • This database is for those needing to access the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) published data on the occurrence of the OIE-listed aquatic animal diseases in all member countries and/or additional data in the published scientific literature. (cefas.co.uk)
  • epidemiological
  • State veterinarians perform epidemiological investigations, develop plans to eradicate disease in infected herds, and monitor and test animals. (illinois.gov)
  • Routine disease investigations are based on clinical, pathological and epidemiological evidence. (edu.au)
  • Other information about the geographical and host ranges of the diseases published in the scientific literature has been included as "non-OIE data" to ensure that the epidemiological picture is as complete as possible. (cefas.co.uk)
  • The European Commission is routinely asking EFSA for scientific and technical support in the epidemiological analysis of animal disease outbreaks (i.e. (europa.eu)
  • researchers
  • Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, and the Department of Defense-Global Disease Infections System, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC, studied nearly five decades of data to produce these findings. (fao.org)
  • Development of sustainable education and training programs for students, veterinarians, first responders and researchers in high-impact animal diseases. (k-state.edu)
  • Researchers supported by CEEZAD have developed live and inactivated Newcastle Disease virus-vectored vaccine candidates that protect chickens against H7N9, H5N1, and novel H5N2 avian influenza virus challenges. (k-state.edu)
  • The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) will be located next to campus and will attract hundreds of animal researchers to the area, the university said yesterday in a press release. (umn.edu)
  • Their spread raises many questions for researchers: what are the environmental and climatic conditions that favour the diseases? (innovations-report.com)
  • Seeking to understand the role of human behavior in animal disease outbreaks, the researchers designed a series of video games in which players assumed the roles of hog farmers and were required to make risk management decisions in different situations. (eurekalert.org)
  • Chronic Wasting
  • Additionally, 9 CFR Part 55 , Control of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), establishes official identification requirement for the CWD Herd Certification Program. (avma.org)
  • Species
  • The identification and documentation requirements for each kind of animal covered by the Rule are summarized in the USDA's ADT Rule Summary of General Requirements by Species and outlined briefly below. (avma.org)
  • Exotic Newcastle disease (END) is a highly contagious and fatal virus that affects all species of birds. (usda.gov)
  • It appears that many species are under an immense amount of stress, allowing opportunistic diseases to take hold," Rob Mies, executive director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, told Discovery News . (motherjones.com)
  • No matter what the species, large or small, disease is the common threat to all. (ct.gov)
  • The relevant tables cover each disease, host species, disease location and reference (information source). (cefas.co.uk)
  • Within these general areas, more specific information is offered on the natural or experimental occurrence of the disease and the taxonomic position of the host species. (cefas.co.uk)
  • eradicate
  • What does the Agriculture Department do to help eradicate animal disease in Illinois? (illinois.gov)
  • Not only did the various restrictions placed on the pig sector detrimentally effect output for the five months it took to eradicate the disease, but the disruption to the UK breeding program is expected to affect national pig meat production for up to two years. (gov.mb.ca)
  • veterinarians
  • State and federal veterinarians perform routine testing and trace the origin of animals testing positive for pseudorabies at slaughter. (illinois.gov)
  • With each appointment and farm visit, veterinarians deal with the challenge of diagnosing and treating a disease or condition affecting the health and well-being of an animal or group of animals along with dealing with their owner s emotional and/or financial well-being. (ct.gov)
  • Veterinarians should be called immediately if there is any suspicion of disease. (pork.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis of BSE is difficult because there are no live animal tests. (illinois.gov)
  • Early diagnosis helps curtail the spread of a disease by making it possible to rapidly isolate and treat infected animals and patients earlier. (iaea.org)
  • Learn about animal diseases and how veterinary professionals make a diagnosis. (edu.au)
  • This course will help you understand the principles of disease, diagnosis, and how to determine an appropriate course of action to help animals in need. (edu.au)
  • It is particularly important, especially in the case of infectious diseases that the final diagnosis rests on adequate aetiological evidence. (edu.au)
  • In most cases disease investigations are carried out by professionals (In some countries it may be prescribed who can or should carry out an investigation to give a a diagnosis). (edu.au)
  • can supply clues about the disease or problem that is occurring, which narrows the possibilities, costs, and time for diagnosis and development of a treatment plan. (ct.gov)
  • herds
  • Activities in stamping out the disease include tracing all animal movements, placing herds under quarantine and slaughter, disposal and compensation for producers. (gov.mb.ca)
  • tuberculosis
  • On the one hand, the agency points to diseases with long incubation periods, such as tuberculosis, to justify these extensive new record-keeping requirements," says Judith McGeary, executive director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance in the Cornucopia Institute statement. (hobbyfarms.com)
  • Husbandry
  • Joy Kabatsi, the state minister for animal husbandry, issued a directive restraining further movement of animals and their products fearing severe consequences. (newvision.co.ug)
  • Vincent Bamulangaki Sempijja, the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, says government will continue vaccinating animals to contain FMD spread. (newvision.co.ug)
  • quarantine
  • The State Veterinarian heads the division, and is the only person in Wisconsin who can quarantine animals. (wi.gov)
  • She appeals to the district authorities to lift the quarantine and issue permits to animal dealers after inspection. (newvision.co.ug)
  • avian flu
  • The USDA wants to improve the response to emerging diseases like the recent pathogenic avian flu. (fiercepharma.com)
  • The agency is also stockpiling vaccines made by Ceva Animal Health and Merck ($MRK)-owned Harrisvaccines, and in June of this year it awarded a third contract to Zoetis ($ZTS), which will make more than 68 million doses of its vaccine against the H5N1 strain of avian flu for the stockpile over the next two years. (fiercepharma.com)
  • poultry
  • Avian influenza is a viral disease that affects the respiratory and nervous systems of many kinds of poultry and birds. (illinois.gov)
  • The plan provides for the testing for diseases such as Salmonella pullorum at poultry- producing facilities and to inspect these facilities for proper sanitation. (illinois.gov)
  • To improve the management and biosecurity of poultry hatcheries and parent flocks, ultimately increasing productivity and profitability, and reducing the risk of disease occurrence and spread. (fao.org)
  • By Eva Ohlsson and Boleslaw Stawicki A disease that was supposed to have been preventable by vaccine recently reemerged as a major killer of chicks in Kenya, seriously damaging the livelihoods of countless smallholder farmers and driving thousands of them out of the poultry business altogether. (ilri.org)
  • To identify candidate genes associated with disease resistance and economic traits through an analysis of signature of selection (SOS) between Asian and African lineage poultry. (ilri.org)
  • producers
  • Particularly useful to veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir and lamb producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments, this well-illustrated report focuses on sheep anatomy, diseases, and other conditions. (geometry.net)
  • The full colour photographs make this another invaluable tool for all those for whom knowledge of porcine anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments. (geometry.net)
  • The USDA has had its hands full in recent years dealing with outbreaks of new diseases that threaten the health of food animals and, by extension, the bottom lines of farmers and food producers. (fiercepharma.com)
  • The number of pigs that contracted PEDv was shown to be highly dependent on the risk attitudes of the farmers and producers in the system and a relatively small shift in risk attitudes could have a significant impact on disease incidence. (eurekalert.org)
  • pigs
  • Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a disease characterized by two overlapping clinical presentations: reproductive impairment or failure and respiratory disease in pigs of any age. (pork.org)
  • Content
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  • spread
  • The disease is spread through direct contact with an infected animal. (illinois.gov)
  • We do not monitor for what are known as "production diseases" that are relatively comm​on, do not threaten human health or spread to other farms, or have trade implications. (wi.gov)
  • Although limited to just 16 confirmed cases, the necessary and widespread measures taken by the UK government to prevent the spread of the disease are expected to have far reaching consequences. (gov.mb.ca)
  • This campaign precedes the season that witnesses the appearance and spread of the most common and dangerous diseases among animals. (emirates247.com)
  • It has also helped decrease seasonal diseases that can infect animals and limited their spread. (emirates247.com)