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Published by Academic in London, Burlington, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ruminants -- Virus diseases

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Thomas Barrett, Paul-Pierre Pastoret and William P. Taylor.
SeriesBiology of animal infections
ContributionsBarrett, Thomas., Pastoret, Paul-Pierre., Taylor, W. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF966 .R56 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 341 p., [11] p. of plates :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19291558M
ISBN 100120883856
OCLC/WorldCa61424767

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Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants tells the story of how, by the year , scientists are set to globally eradicate one of the great historic plagues that has ravaged human livestock for centuries. Descriptions of the disease in Europe date back to the 4th century and it was regularly re-introduced following wars and other civil unrest until late in the 19th century. Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants tells the story of how, by the year , scientists are set to globally eradicate one of the great historic plagues that has ravaged human livestock for centuries. Descriptions of the disease in Europe date back to the 4th century and it was regularly re-introduced following wars and other civil unrest until late in the 19th : William P. Taylor.   Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants tells the story of how, by the year , scientists are set to globally eradicate one of the great historic plagues that has ravaged human livestock for centuries. Descriptions of the disease in Europe date back to the 4th century and it was regularly re-introduced following wars and other civil unrest until late in the 19th . Rinderpest and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) are contagious morbilliviral infections in cloven hoofed animals, both domestic and wild, which share common clinical and morphological features. The classical course of rinderpest and PPR is characterized by profuse diarrhoea and inflammation of various mucous by: 9.

Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants tells the story of how, by the year , scientists are set to globally eradicate one of the great historic plagues that has ravaged human livestock for centuries. Descriptions of the disease in Europe date back to the 4th century and it was regularly re-introduced following wars and other civil unrest until late in the 19th by: Summary This chapter contains section titled: CAUSE RINDERPEST PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS (PPR) Rinderpest and Peste Des Petits Ruminants - Diseases of Sheep - Wiley Online Library Skip to Article Content. Rinderpest (also cattle plague or steppe murrain) was an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and many other species of even-toed ungulates, including buffaloes, large antelope, deer, giraffes, wildebeests, and warthogs. The disease was characterized by fever, oral erosions, diarrhea, lymphoid necrosis, and high rates during outbreaks were Class: Monjiviricetes. The virus which causes PPR, the peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV), belongs to the morbillivirus group of the paramyxovirus family of viruses. It is closely related to the rinderpest virus of cattle and buffaloes, the measles virus of humans, the distemper virus of dogs and some wild carnivores, and the morbilliviruses of aquatic mammals.

Peste des petit ruminants [PPR] is an acute or sub-acute febrile, highly contagious and often fatal disease of sheep, goats and wild small ruminants. Cattle Plague: A History is the most comprehensive general study of the history of cattle plague or rinderpest yet attempted, of which there has not been a book in English since With its stranglehold on the economy of Europe until the later 19th century, rinderpest has been the most neglected study in history. The most virulent and dreaded animal disease to affect Europe and Reviews: 1. Get this from a library! Rinderpest and peste des petits ruminants: virus plagues of large and small ruminants. [Thomas Barrett; Paul-Pierre Pastoret; William P .   Rinderpest and Peste des Petits Ruminants by William P. Taylor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.