foot-and-mouth disease virus


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foot-and-mouth dis·ease vi·rus

a picornavirus of the genus Aphthovirus, family Picornaviridae, which causes foot-and-mouth disease of cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and wild ruminants; it has wide distribution throughout Africa and Asia, causing serious economic losses; the virus is spread by contamination of the animal environment with infected saliva and excreta.
Synonym(s): FMD virus
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A particular genetic lineage of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) serotype O, which we have named the PanAsia strain, was responsible for an explosive pandemic in Asia and extended to parts of Africa and Europe from 1998 to 2001.
Subtyping of European foot-and-mouth disease virus strains by nucleotide sequence determination.
Emergence of a novel subgroup within the widely circulating lineage of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype Asia 1 in India.
Incursions of foot-and-mouth disease virus into Europe between 1985 and 2006.
Molecular epidemiological investigation of foot-and-mouth disease virus in Korea in 2000.
Pandemic strain of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O.
Phylogeography of foot-and-mouth disease virus types O and A in Malaysia and surrounding countries.
Pandemic strains of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O.
Distribution of serotypes of foot-and-mouth disease virus [in French].
Rapid correlation between field isolates and vaccine strains of foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Comparative genomics of foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Detection and characterization of foot-and-mouth disease virus in sub-Saharan Africa.