aftosa


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foot-and-mouth dis·ease (FMD),

a highly infectious disease of worldwide distribution and great economic importance, occurring in cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and all wild and domestic cloven-hoofed animals caused by a picornavirus (genus Aphthovirus) and characterized by vesicular eruptions in the mouth, tongue, hoofs, and udder; humans are rarely affected.
Synonym(s): aftosa

aftosa

the Mexican name for foot-and-mouth disease. Called also aphthous fever.
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University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; ([dagger]) University of California, Davis, California, USA; and ([double dagger]) Comision Mexico-Estados Unidos para la Prevencion de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exoticas de los Animales, Mexico City, Mexico
El mercado del camaron se fortalecio a finales de ano, debido a una mejora en la economia y tambien al hecho de que el sindrome de las vacas locas y la fiebre aftosa estaban provocando un cambio en el consumidor de carne roja hacia los productos derivados de la pesca.
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; ([dagger]) Comision Mexico-Estados Unidos para la Prevencion de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exoticas de los Animales, Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico; ([double dagger]) U.