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Research Project: Cattle Fever Tick Control and Eradication

Location: Livestock Arthropod Pests Research

Title: African swine fever: background, present time and prospects

item STEGNIY, MARYNA - National Scientific Center
item GERILOVYCH, IRYNA - National Scientific Center
item BUZUN, ANDRII - National Scientific Center
item BISIUK, I - National Scientific Center
item KUCHERYAVENKO, ROMAN - National Scientific Center
item FILATOV, SERHIY - National Scientific Center
item Perez De Leon, Adalberto - Beto
item KUCHERYAVENKO, VIKTORIA - National Scientific Center

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/15/2015
Publication Date: 3/2/2015
Citation: Stegniy, M., Gerilovych, I., Buzun, A., Bisiuk, I., Kucheryavenko, R., Filatov, S., Perez De Leon, A.A., Kucheryavenko, V. 2015. African swine fever: background, present time and prospects. Kyiv: ST-Druk. p. 1-237.

Interpretive Summary: African swine fever is one of the most dangerous emergent transborder animal diseases affecting pig and pork production systems globally. This book addresses modern data on aspects of African swine fever. Major topics include current information on African swine fever virus, disease development, presentation, and diagnostics. Factors involved in the threat and spread of African swine fever in Europe are reviewed. An update on activities in Ukraine, including African swine fever threat reduction through surveillance, is presented. In addition to theoretical and practical knowledge of interest to veterinarians, academicians, and post-graduate and undergraduate students, this book can be used as an aid to teach courses on virology and sciences dealing with the character, ecology, and causes of animal disease outbreaks.

Technical Abstract: The purpose of this monograph is to summarize the existing international and national experience of monitoring, diagnostics, forecasting, and implementing measures of management and control of ASF. This publication contains national and international regulatory documents, reference materials and the newest scienctific information concerning etiology, epizootology and control of ASF. Now, when the epizootic situation in the wild nature is aggrevated and risks of repetitive carrying of the agent into the territory are increased, the presented material can be useful and prompt for both scholars and practitioners engaged in diagnostics and for veterinarian inspectors as well.