The current status of sheep pox disease.

  title={The current status of sheep pox disease.},
  author={Veerakyathappa Bhanuprakash and B. K. Indrani and Madhusudan Hosamani and Raj K. Singh},
  journal={Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases},
  volume={29 1},
Sheep are the moving banks of shepherds and their economic contribution in terms of meat, wool and skin/hide is immense. Various infectious diseases jeopardize the optimum productivity; among which sheep pox is more important as the disease restricts the export of sheep and their products besides other economic losses. Although, clinical signs are indicative of the disease but a laboratory confirmation is necessary for unequivocal diagnosis and studying epidemiology. The causative agent, sheep… CONTINUE READING