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Recent epidemiology of peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV).
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an economically important viral disease of goats and sheep first described in west Africa in the 1940s. The virus has been circulating in parts of sub-SaharanExpand
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Morbillivirus infections, with special emphasis on morbilliviruses of carnivores.
  • T. Barrett
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary microbiology
  • 1 September 1999
Morbilliviruses infections cause significant mortality in human beings and animals. Measles virus is responsible for up to two million childhood deaths annually in the developing world, whileExpand
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Dolphin and porpoise morbilliviruses are genetically distinct from phocine distemper virus.
The morbilliviruses recently isolated from two cetacean species in the North and Mediterranean Seas have been shown to differ from phocine distemper virus isolated from European seals usingExpand
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Morbillivirus infections in aquatic mammals.
Infections with morbilliviruses have caused heavy losses among different populations of aquatic mammals during the last 5 years. Two different morbilliviruses were isolated from disease outbreaksExpand
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The threat of peste des petits ruminants: progress in vaccine development for disease control.
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious animal disease caused by a virus in the genus Morbillivirus, family Paramyxoviridae. This infection is responsible for high morbidity andExpand
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Cloning of the nucleocapsid protein gene of peste-des-petits-ruminants virus: relationship to other morbilliviruses.
Two independent cDNA clones, identified as representing the mRNA of the nucleocapsid protein gene of peste-des-petits-ruminants virus, were sequenced. The longest insert was 1662 nucleotides, notExpand
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The isolation of peste des petits ruminants virus from northern India.
The aetiological agent responsible for an epizootic of a rinderpest-like disease afflicting sheep and goats in three states of northern India was confirmed as peste des petits ruminants virus. ToExpand
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Dolphin Morbillivirus Epizootic Resurgence, Mediterranean Sea
In July 2007, >100 striped dolphins, Stenella coeruleoalba, were found dead along the coast of the Spanish Mediterranean. Of 10 dolphins tested, 7 were positive for a virus strain closely related toExpand
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Canine distemper virus from diseased large felids: biological properties and phylogenetic relationships.
Specific pathogen free (SPF) domestic cats were inoculated with tissue homogenate obtained from a Chinese leopard (Panthera pardus japonensis) that had died in a North American zoo from a naturalExpand
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An insight into the epidemiology of dolphin morbillivirus worldwide.
Serum samples from 288 cetaceans representing 25 species and originating from 11 different countries were collected between 1995 and 1999 and examined for the presence of dolphin morbillivirusExpand
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