Shahn P.R. Bisschop

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Genetic comparisons were made of the fusion protein sequences of 155 Newcastle disease virus isolates collected in South Africa between 1990 and 2002. Their evolutionary relationships and origins are(More)
We conducted a matched case-control study to evaluate risk factors for infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus in poultry farms during the epidemic of 2006-2007 in Nigeria.(More)
The control of Newcastle disease (ND) in South Africa has proved difficult since 2002 following the introduction of lineage 5d/VIId Newcastle disease virus (NDV) strain ("goose paramyxovirus" - GPMV)(More)
In 2004, South Africa experienced its first recorded outbreak of a highly pathogenic notifiable avian influenza (HPNAI) viral strain of the H5N2 subtype in ostriches in the Eastern Cape province. The(More)