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The seven chapters during this quantity supply an account of the current wisdom and realizing of FMD pathogenesis and worldwide epidemiology, the exact constitution of the virus itself and the homes of its RNA genome, the immune reaction of the host and the state-of-the-art in vaccine creation, and the character of FMD virus evolution. it truly is transparent that during a lot of these components there's nonetheless even more to benefit approximately this interesting virus. due to its hugely contagious nature examine paintings on FMD is specific to a small variety of laboratories world wide that experience sufficient containment amenities. regardless of this restrict, the hot growth in study on FMD that is defined during this quantity has supplied a outstanding point of realizing of this special virus.

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P. and Wells, G. A. (1984). Experimental foot-and-mouth disease in fattening pigs, sows and piglets in relation to outbreaks in the field. Veterinary Record, 115, 509–512 Donaldson, A. , Gibson, C. , Hamblin, C. and Kitching, R. P. (1987). Infection of cattle by airborne foot-and-mouth disease virus: minimal doses with O1 and SAT 2 strains. Research in Veterinary Science, 43, 339–346 Donaldson, A. , Harvey, L. D. and Deans, D. H. (1982b). Use of prediction models to forecast and analyse airborne spread during the foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in Brittany, Jersey and the Isle of Wight in 1981.

63 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Abstract Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) RNA is infectious. 3 kb) into the cytoplasm of a cell, the RNA must initially be translated to produce the viral proteins required for RNA replication and for the packaging of the RNA into new virions.

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