foot-and-mouth disease virus

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Related to foot-and-mouth disease virus: hand foot and mouth disease, HFMD

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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Identification of Foot-and-mouth disease virus carrier and sub-clinically infected animals and differentiation from vaccinated animals.
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Comparative genomics of foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Rapid correlation between field isolates and vaccinestrains of Foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Antigenic variation of Foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype A.
In summary, type O foot-and-mouth disease virus was responsible for 4 outbreaks in South Korea and type A virus accounted for 1 outbreak.
Molecular epidemiological investigation of foot-and-mouth disease virus in Korea in 2000.
Molecular epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease virus.
Stimulation by heterotypic antigens of foot-and-mouth disease virus antibodies in vaccinated cattle.
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Subtyping of European foot-and-mouth disease virus strains by nucleotide sequence determination.