Classical swine fever (hog cholera): review of aspects relevant to control.

  title={Classical swine fever (hog cholera): review of aspects relevant to control.},
  author={M L Penrith and Wilna Vosloo and Charles Mather},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  volume={58 3},
Classical swine fever (CSF) has the ability to spread over large distances when human intervention such as illegal swill feeding facilitates its movement. This was apparent during 2005 when CSF appeared in South Africa (SA) after an absence of 87 years. In this review, various newly published developments in terms of the diagnosis of the disease and vaccination are described and applied to situations similar to SA. The role of wildlife such as feral pigs and European wild boar in the… CONTINUE READING

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