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Molecular epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease viruses from South East Asia 1998-2006: the Lao perspective.

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Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) causes sporadic disease outbreaks in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and appears to be endemic within a livestock population largely susceptible to infection. As Lao PDR is a major thoroughfare for transboundary animal movement, regular FMD outbreaks occur causing economic hardship for farmers and their families. The dominant serotype causing outbreaks between 1998 and 2006 was type O. Using phylogenetic analysis, type O isolated viruses were divide...

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Khounsy, S More by this author
Conlan, JV More by this author
Gleeson, LJ More by this author
Westbury, HA More by this author
Colling, A More by this author
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Journal:
Veterinary microbiology
Volume:
137
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
178-183
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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EISSN:
1873-2542
ISSN:
0378-1135
URN:
uuid:5d95ff4b-d246-4b45-9ffb-d8b20e909dd1
Source identifiers:
94639
Local pid:
pubs:94639

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