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Newcastle disease (ND) is an OIE listed disease caused by virulent avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) strains, which affect many species of birds and may cause severe economic losses in the poultry sector. The disease has been officially and unofficially reported in many African countries and still remains the main poultry disease in commercial and rural(More)
SETTING Bubanza Hospital and Veterinary Laboratory in Bujumbura, Burundi. OBJECTIVE To monitor the rate of Mycobacterium bovis infections among tuberculosis (TB) patients and among slaughtered cattle, and to analyse the polymorphism among deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fingerprints of the M. tuberculosis complex isolates. DESIGN 135 lymph node biopsies and(More)
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