peste des petits ruminants


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peste des petits ruminants

[Fr.] a highly infectious and fatal disease of sheep and goats caused by a paramyxovirus in the genus Morbillivirus which is very closely related to the rinderpest virus. Typical signs are purulent nasal discharge, erosive stomatitis, diarrhea and bronchopneumonia. The spread is rapid and the mortality rate high. See also rinderpest. Called also contagious pustular stomatitis.
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Recent epidemiology of peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV).
Characterization of peste des petits ruminants virus, Eritrea, 2002-2011.
Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases, National Project on Rinderpest Eradication, Professional Efficiency Development, Foot and Mouth Disease Control Programme, National Animal Disease Reporting System, National Control Programme on Peste des petits Ruminants, Establishment and Strengthening of existing Veterinary Hospitals and Dispensaries, and National Control Programme on Brucellosis.
Molecular biology and pathogenesis of peste des petits ruminants virus.
In addition, field veterinary officers from Trarza and Tagant Provinces were asked to report suspected outbreaks of peste des petits ruminants disease (PPR) during January--March 2012.
Antibody seroprevalences against peste des petits ruminants (PPR) virus in camels, cattle, goats and sheep in Ethiopia.
Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) is a negative-sense, single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus, in the family Paramyxoviridae.
To the Editor: Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly infectious disease of small ruminants, characterized by high rates of illness and death and caused by a single-stranded RNA virus (peste des petits ruminants virus [PPRV]).
Mr Kwiatek works in the Morbillivirus group of the emerging and infectious animal diseases unit at CIRAD, where he is in charge of diagnostic activity of the World Animal Health Organisation and FAO Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants Reference Laboratory.
Throughout, the contributors have tried to maintain an appropriate balance between peste des petits ruminants (PPR) and rinderpest (RP).
Serologic and molecular evidence indicates that peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) infection has emerged in goats and sheep in the Ngari region of southwestern Tibet, People's Republic of China.
Competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays were performed as described in the manual of Peste des Petits Ruminants enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit (20) and the Office International des Epizooties Manual of Standards (9).