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Location: Foreign Animal Disease Research

Title: Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses

item Borca, Manuel
item Gay, Cyril
item RISATTI, GUILLERMO - University Of Connecticut
item O'TOOLE, D - University Of Wyoming
item LI, N - Washington State University
item KUHN, J - National Instiute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases (NIAID, NIH)
item LEWIS, C - Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
item LOIACONO, C - Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
item WHITE, D - Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/18/2016
Publication Date: 7/19/2016
Citation: Borca, M.V., Gay, C.G., Risatti, G.R., O'Toole, D., Li, N., Kuhn, J.H., Lewis, C.E., Loiacono, C.M., White, D. 2016. Viral hemorrhagic fevers of animals caused by DNA viruses. Book Chapter. Borca. 2015. Global Virology I: Identifying and Invetsigating Viral Diseases. Springer Science, NY.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Here we outline serious diseases of food and fiber animals that cause damaging economic effect on products all over the world. The only vector-borne DNA virus is included here, such as African swine fever virus, and the herpes viruses discussed have a complex epidemiology characterized by outbreaks that are linked to differing susceptibility of related animals to infection and/or disease. Much work remains to be done to fully explain the genetic and ecological determinants of disease for these complex viruses.