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Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is a generalized skin disease which is an infectious, eruptive, occasionally fatal disease of cattle caused by a virus associated with the Neethling poxvirus in the genus Capri poxvirus of the family Poxviridae. LSD was first described in Zambia and occurs in other most African countries and sporadically in the Middle East region.(More)
BACKGROUND Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is an economically devastating emerging viral disease of cattle caused by a virus associated with the Neethlig poxvirus in the genus Capripoxvirus of the family Poxviridae. A cross-sectional study was conducted from October, 2012 to May, 2013 in two districts of Western Wollega of Oromiya Regional State, with the(More)
Information about drug utilization at the level of health institutions in Ethiopia is scanty although a large segment of the patients are being served at these health institutions. Drug use evaluation(DUE) is a performance improvement method that focuses on evaluation and improvement of drug use processes to achieve optimal patient outcomes. It is used to(More)
Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a bacterial disease of respiratory system which is caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies mycoides SC variant (MmmSC) and characterized by pneumonia and serofibrinous pleurisy. This review was aimed to elucidate the epidemiology, control measures and economic significance of CBPP, to address the economic loss of(More)
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