Modelling the consequences of targeted selective treatment strategies on performance and emergence of anthelmintic resistance amongst grazing calves
(16/11/2016) strong support for TST (targeted selective treatments), with all strategies showing improvements on calves treated selectively, compared with whole-herd treatment
(19/01/2017) Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to target new vaccines for emerging diseases, including Nipah, MERS and Lassa fever
A review (by N. Kumar, S. Barua, T. Riyesh, and B. N. Tripathi) comprehensively describing the latest developments in PPR vaccines.
A review (by M. Villar, A. Marina, & J. de la Fuente) of proteomic approaches for discovery of tick and pathogen derived protective antigens, and the design of effective vaccines to control tick infestations and pathogen infection and transmission.
(08/03/2017) The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a Scientific Opinion on bluetongue, reviewing control measures for the disease and options for safe trade of animals from infected to free areas.
(08/03/2017) The Pirbright Institute hosted an international workshop as part of its support for ASF-STOP Cost Action – a network launched in 2016 to tackle African swine fever.
A.N. Vlasova; J.O. Amimo; L.J. Saif. 2017 Viruses, 9(3), 48; doi:10.3390/v9030048
A review of recent research to provide insights on historic and current prevalence and genetic diversity of porcine RVs in different geographic regions and production systems.
(30/11/2016) Relatively simple metrics available early in a control program can be used to indicate the likely magnitude of an FMD outbreak
Emergence of Brucella suis in dogs in New South Wales, Australia: clinical findings and implications for zoonotic transmission.
(16/01/17) Brucellosis is an emerging disease of dogs in NSW with the principal risk being involvement in feral pig hunting.