Eline S Verheij

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Bluetongue is a disease in ruminants caused by the bluetongue virus (BTV), and is spread by Culicoides biting midges. Bluetongue outbreaks cause huge economic losses and death in sheep in several parts of the world. The most effective measure to control BTV is vaccination. However, both commercially available vaccines and recently developed vaccine(More)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses pose a potential human health threat as they can be transmitted directly from infected poultry to humans. During a large outbreak of HPAI H7N7 virus among poultry in The Netherlands in 2003, bird to human transmission was confirmed in 89 cases, of which one had a fatal outcome. To identify genetic(More)
In the present paper 29 species ofCaulerpa from Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea are listed, with reference to their distribution and occurrence of ecological phenotypes (ecads). Other names ofCaulerpa taxa recorded for Malesia in literature are dealt with in the paragraph on excluded and changed names. The variability and nomenclature of(More)
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