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Epidemiology of West Nile in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin
In the last 30 years several cases of West Nile (WN) virus infection were reported in horses and humans in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin. Most of them were determined by strains of theExpand
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Epidemiology of west nile in europe and in the mediterranean basin.
In the last 30 years several cases of West Nile (WN) virus infection were reported in horses and humans in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin. Most of them were determined by strains of theExpand
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Network analysis of Italian cattle trade patterns and evaluation of risks for potential disease spread.
Livestock movement data represent a valuable source of information to understand the pattern of contacts between premises which may determine the spread of diseases. Social network analysisExpand
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The distribution of Culicoides imicola in Italy: application and evaluation of current Mediterranean models based on climate.
In August 2000 bluetongue (BT) disease appeared amongst sheep on the island of Sardinia spreading later to Sicily and to mainland Italy. The majority of areas affected by BT were surveyed forExpand
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Re-emergence of West Nile virus in Italy.
In August 2008, West Nile disease re-emerged in Italy. The infection is affecting the North Eastern regions and, as of November 2008, has caused 33 clinical cases and five fatalities in horses. UntilExpand
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Schmallenberg virus in Italy: a retrospective survey in Culicoides stored during the bluetongue Italian surveillance program.
Following the first case of Schmallenberg (SBV) in northern Italy in February 2012, virus detection was conducted on midges collected during the national entomological surveillance program forExpand
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Geographic information systems: introduction.
The recent exponential growth of the science and technology of geographic information systems (GIS) has made a tremendous contribution to epidemiological analysis and has led to the development ofExpand
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Bluetongue in Italy: Part I.
The eastern focus of the current outbreak of bluetongue (BT) in the Mediterranean Basin commenced in late 1998, infecting Turkey and some of the eastern islands of Greece. In the summer of 1999 itExpand
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West Nile virus transmission in 2008 in north-eastern Italy.
After 10 years, West Nile virus (WNV) re-emerged in Italy in August 2008. As on 31 December 2008, the infection affected eight Provinces in three Regions (Emilia Romagna, Veneto, Lombardy), where aExpand
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Bluetongue vaccination in Europe
Bluetongue virus (BTV) is the cause of bluetongue (BT), an insect-transmitted disease of domestic and wild ruminants [1,2]. BTV infection occurs throughout many of the temperate and tropical regionsExpand
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