Semra Okur Gumusova

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All pestiviruses are important veterinary pathogens causing economic losses in cattle, sheep and pigs. Besides the important economical losses, pestiviruses may compromise the normal immune response to other pathogens and increase the severity of other infections in sheep. In this study, aborted foetuses (cattle and sheep) in either coastal or inland Black(More)
YAZICI, Z., M. S. SERDAR, S. O. GUMUSOVA, H. ALBAYRAK: Molecular diagnosis and seroepidemiology of pestiviruses in sheep. Vet. arhiv 82, 35-45, 2012. ABSTRACT In this research, the virological and serological presence of pestiviruses, such as border disease virus (BDV) was investigated in a sheep in the Central and Eastern Black Sea Regions of Turkey. The(More)
BACKGROUND West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause fatal infection in mammals including humans, dogs, horses, birds and reptiles. Although West Nile Virus is an asymptomatic infection, especially it can cause neurologic disorders in humans and horses. The aim of this study was to the investigate virological presence of WNV in horses(More)
July 2004, a cow with clinical signs of ovine herpesvirus type-2 infection which is known as sheep associated malignant catarrhal fever (SA-MCF) was reported in Samsun Province in Turkey. Blood samples were collected from the suspected cow, 10 sheep housed with it, and from 150 healthy sheep and 29 healthy cattle randomly selected from different places in(More)
In this study, 10 worker bees from each of 28 different apiaries were collected (a total of 280 honey bees) from 6 provinces of the Black Sea region in Turkey. These samples were tested by Reverse-Transcriptase PCR (RT-PCR), for three honey bee viruses: acute bee paralysis virus (ABPV), chronic bee paralysis virus (CBPV) and black queen cell virus (BQCV).(More)
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a potentially fatal haemorrhagic disease of humans. The last and most serious outbreak of Ebola virus (EBOV) started in December 2013 in West Africa and also affected other continents. Animals such as fruit bats and non-human primates are potential sources of EBOV. This review highlights the clinical features of EVD in humans(More)
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