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STAR-IDAZ IRC Newsletter, March 2018

Showing activities of the IRC, Scientific Committee and SIRCAH in recent months.

Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium bovis Infection: the Badger Model As a Paradigm for Understanding Tuberculosis in Animals

(15/01/2018) A review of the how knowledge of pathogenesis can be used to evaluate intervention strategies, and how the badger can be a model for understanding pathogenesis of tuberculosis in any affected wild animal species.

Swine enteric coronavirus disease: A review of 4 years with porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus and porcine deltacoronavirus in the United States and Canada

(02/02/2018) A review of the characteristics of these viruses, and challenges for future management and potential eradication.

Transmission of African swine fever virus from infected pigs by direct contact and aerosol routes

(November 2017) A European strain of ASFV can be efficiently transmitted via direct contact and by aerosols

African swine fever: A re-emerging viral disease threatening the global pig industry

(03/01/2018) The continued spread of ASFV in Africa and Europe demonstrates a potential for further spread in other regions of the world.

Risk factors for human brucellosis in Northern Tanzania

(11/12/2017) Risk factors for brucellosis included assisting goat or sheep births and having contact with cattle

Veterinary vaccine nanotechnology: pulmonary and nasal delivery in livestock animals

(21/06/2017) Review of nanoparticles administered via the nasal or pulmonary routes for veterinary applications in livestock including poultry

Recombinant anticoccidial vaccines – a cup half full?

(November 2017) A review of the existing options for control of Eimeria parasites of chickens, exploring the candidates available for including in sub-unit or recombinant anticoccidial vaccines.

Brucellosis in livestock and wildlife: zoonotic diseases without pandemic potential in need of innovative One Health approaches

(11/09/2017) Understanding transmission patterns at the wildlife/livestock/human interface is of paramount importance before implementing any brucellosis control or eradication programme in animals.

Airborne transmission of highly pathogenic influenza virus during processing of infected poultry

(November 2017) Airborne transmission of HPAI viruses can occur among poultry and from poultry to humans during home or live-poultry market slaughter of infected poultry.