Foot-and-mouth disease. A review for the practitioner.

  • Juan Lubroth
  • Published 2002 in
    The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food…


Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is perhaps the most infectious disease known to human and veterinary medicine. This article is written with the practitioner in mind, concentrating on early recognition, epidemiology, occurrence around the world, and sampling and diagnostic methods. The article stresses that there are numerous FMD viruses, and not all behave in… (More)