African horse sickness: transmission and epidemiology.

@article{Mellor1993AfricanHS,
  title={African horse sickness: transmission and epidemiology.},
  author={Philip Scott Mellor},
  journal={Veterinary research},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={199-212}
}
African horse sickness (AHS) virus causes a non-contagious, infectious, arthropod-borne disease of equines and occasionally of dogs. The virus is widely distributed across sub-Saharan African where it is transmitted between susceptible vertebrate hosts by the vectors. These are usually considered to be species of Culicoides biting midges but mosquitoes and/or ticks may also be involved to a greater or lesser extent. Periodically the virus makes excursions beyond its sub-Saharan enzootic zones… CONTINUE READING

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