Threat of foreign arthropod-borne pathogens to livestock in the United States.

@article{Bram2002ThreatOF,
  title={Threat of foreign arthropod-borne pathogens to livestock in the United States.},
  author={Ralph A. Bram and John Edward George and Robert E Reichar and Walter J Tabaciinic},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={405-16}
}
There are many exotic animal pathogens throughout the world that, if introduced into the United States. could have a significant detrimental impact on the health of livestock, agricultural economy, the environment, and public health. Many of these pathogens are arthropod-borne and potential vectors are readily available in the United States. A number of these arthropod-borne pathogens are discussed here as examples that illustrate the potential risk and the consequences of inadvertent… CONTINUE READING