[Foot and mouth disease in sheep and goats].

@article{Ganter2001FootAM,
  title={[Foot and mouth disease in sheep and goats].},
  author={M. Ganter and W D Graunke and G. Steng and H. Worbes},
  journal={DTW. Deutsche tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 12},
  pages={
          499-503
        }
}
Small ruminants play an important role in the epidemiology and transmission of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD). The main reasons therefore are: FMD is difficult to diagnose as infected sheep not always show typical clinical symptoms or as the cardinal signs mimicked other diseases. Sheep and goats may be carriers. Infected herds which practice transhumance or are nomadic can spread the infection to other herds long before diagnose of the disease is established. Shipping and trade with live sheep… CONTINUE READING

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