African swine fever

@inproceedings{Mebus1988AfricanSF,
  title={African swine fever},
  author={Charles Albert. Mebus},
  year={1988}
}
Publisher Summary African swine fever (ASF) is a tickborne and contagious disease of swine, caused by a large icosahedral cytoplasmic DNA virus, which has been tentatively classified as an Iridouirus. ASF was first described in a comprehensive report by Montgomery in 1921. In this report he described the outbreaks of the disease in Kenya between 1909 and 1915 where 1352 (98.9%) of 1366 infected pigs died. In addition, he reported that the disease was caused by a virus, and reported the results… CONTINUE READING

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