Virus host interaction,
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FMD is caused by a small RNA virus which is highly contagious and can survive in meat and other animal products for long periods at normal pH levels. The virus typically infects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, goats, pigs and sheep, as well as a wide range of non-domesticated animals in regions of the world where FMD virus is endemic, such as the African continent. There are seven recognized serotypes of FMD virus, with numerous subtypes, and as a consequence vaccine production and administration is complex... 186 p.
Series: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology [vol.] 288
Publication date (print): 2015-01
ISBN (print): 978-3-540-22419-8