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rinderpest

(rĭn′dər-pĕst′)
n.
An acute, often fatal, contagious viral disease, chiefly of cattle, characterized by ulceration of the alimentary tract and resulting in diarrhea.

rinderpest

a highly contagious disease of ruminants caused by paramyxovirus (genus Morbillivirus). It is characterized by high fever, focal erosive lesions in the mouth and throughout the alimentary tract, by severe diarrhea and a high fatality rate. Called also cattle plague. See also peste des petits ruminants, jembrana disease.
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Nine (39%) of 23 laboratories reported providing veterinary authorities with an inventory of the material containing rinderpest virus that were held, and 3 (13%) laboratories reported that authorization from veterinary authorities was required before they could manipulate rinderpest viruses.
Fourteen national veterinary authorities reported holding a complete and up-to-date inventory of all rinderpest virus for all laboratories within the country.
Some laboratory staff could retain material containing rinderpest virus without having ever conducted research on rinderpest or reported their stocks to their national authority.
His research interests involve phylogenetic studies and development of diagnostic tools for rinderpest virus and PPRV.
Protection of goats against peste des petits ruminants with attenuated rinderpest virus.
Rapid detection of rinderpest virus antigen using pig-anti-CDV-PO conjugate in cell culture.