Serological and molecular analysis of serotype O foot-and-mouth disease virus isolated from disease outbreaks in India during 1987-91.

Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) type O outbreaks have been reported frequently in vaccinated cattle in India. Twenty-five field isolates, recovered from outbreaks in vaccinated and unvaccinated cattle between 1987 and 1991, were analyzed in relation to the vaccine strain (R2/75) by complement fixation, serum neutralization and partial nucleotide… CONTINUE READING