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  1. Content type: Research article

    The present study exploited the RNA-seq technology to analyze the transcriptome of target tissues affected by the Teladorsagia circumcincta infection in two groups of adult ewes showing different statuses against...

    Authors: Praveen K. Chitneedi, Aroa Suárez-Vega, María Martínez-Valladares, Juan José Arranz and Beatriz Gutiérrez-Gil

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:39

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    Clostridium novyi-NT (CVN-NT) spores germinate in hypoxic regions of tumors and have successfully cured induced neoplasia in mouse models and resulted in objective tumor responses in naturally developing neoplasi...

    Authors: Amy E. DeClue, Sandra M. Axiak-Bechtel, Yan Zhang, Saurabh Saha, Linping Zhang, David Tung and Jeffrey N. Bryan

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:38

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    Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is a ciliated protozoan parasite recognized as one of the most pathogenic diseases of wild and cultured freshwater fish. Fish skin mucus plays a significant role against invading path...

    Authors: Mona Saleh, Gokhlesh Kumar, Abdel-Azeem Abdel-Baki, Mohamed A. Dkhil, Mansour El-Matbouli and Saleh Al-Quraishy

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:37

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    Maedi-visna, a disease caused by small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs), is present in sheep from many countries, also including Germany. An amino acid substitution (E/K) at position 35 of the transmembrane prote...

    Authors: Vahid Molaee, Marwa Eltanany and Gesine Lühken

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:36

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    The minimum inhibitory concentration of bambermycin on three porcine Helicobacter suis strains was shown to be 8 μg/mL. The effect of in-feed medication with this antibiotic on the course of a gastric infection w...

    Authors: Chloë De Witte, Bernard Taminiau, Bram Flahou, Veerle Hautekiet, Georges Daube, Richard Ducatelle and Freddy Haesebrouck

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:35

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    Marine herpesviruses are responsible for epizootics in economically, ecologically and culturally significant taxa. The recent emergence of microvariants of Ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) in Pacific oysters Crasso...

    Authors: Richard J. Whittington, Ika Paul-Pont, Olivia Evans, Paul Hick and Navneet K. Dhand

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:34

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The first European cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in free-ranging reindeer and wild elk were confirmed in Norway in 2016 highlighting the urgent need to understand transmissible spongiform encephalopat...

    Authors: José Luis Pitarch, Helen Caroline Raksa, María Cruz Arnal, Miguel Revilla, David Martínez, Daniel Fernández de Luco, Juan José Badiola, Wilfred Goldmann and Cristina Acín

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:33

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    Brucellosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease caused by Brucella spp. The virulence of these bacteria is dependent on their ability to invade and replicate within host cells. In a previous study, a putative gene ba...

    Authors: Mingxing Tian, Yanqing Bao, Peng Li, Hai Hu, Chan Ding, Shaohui Wang, Tao Li, Jingjing Qi, Xiaolan Wang and Shengqing Yu

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:32

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    Marek’s disease is a multi-faceted highly contagious disease affecting chickens caused by the Marek’s disease alphaherpesvirus (MDV). MDV early infection induces a transient immunosuppression, which is associa...

    Authors: Camille Berthault, Thibaut Larcher, Sonja Härtle, Jean-François Vautherot, Laetitia Trapp-Fragnet and Caroline Denesvre

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:31

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV) is endemic in farmed rainbow trout in continental Europe and in various salmonid fish species at the Pacific coast of North America. IHN has never occurred in Eur...

    Authors: Niccoló Vendramin, Anna Luiza Farias Alencar, Tine Moesgaard Iburg, Maria Krudtaa Dahle, Øystein Wessel, Anne Berit Olsen, Espen Rimstad and Niels Jørgen Olesen

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:30

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    A recent outbreak of hepatitis–hydropericardium syndrome caused by serotype 4 fowl adenovirus (FAdV-4) has resulted in significant economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. However, little is known ab...

    Authors: Ping Wang, Jianjun Zhang, Weikang Wang, Tuofan Li, Guangchen Liang, Hongxia Shao, Wei Gao, Aijian Qin and Jianqiang Ye

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:29

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    The principal virulence factor of Shiga toxin (Stx)-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), the eponymous Stx, modulates cellular immune responses in cattle, the primary STEC reservoir. We examined whether immunizatio...

    Authors: Nadine Schmidt, Stefanie A. Barth, Jana Frahm, Ulrich Meyer, Sven Dänicke, Lutz Geue and Christian Menge

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:28

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  13. Content type: Review

    This literature review of exposure to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) in sheep enabled a synthesis of the patho-physiology of ovine paratuberculosis (PTB). These results could be used to inform ...

    Authors: Nelly Marquetoux, Rebecca Mitchell, Anne Ridler, Cord Heuer and Peter Wilson

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:27

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    The European Union has implemented breeding programmes to increase scrapie resistance in sheep. A similar approach can be applied also in goats since the K222 allele provides a level of resistance equivalent t...

    Authors: Paola Sacchi, Roberto Rasero, Giuseppe Ru, Eleonora Aiassa, Silvia Colussi, Francesco Ingravalle, Simone Peletto, Maria Gabriella Perrotta, Stefano Sartore, Dominga Soglia and Pierluigi Acutis

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:26

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  15. Content type: Research Article

    Intramammary infections in cattle resulting in mastitis have detrimental effects on cows’ well-being, lifespan and milk production. In the host defense against S. aureus mastitis antibodies are thought to play an...

    Authors: Eveline M. Boerhout, Ad P. Koets, Tanja G. T. Mols-Vorstermans, Piet J. M. Nuijten, Mathieu J. H. Hoeijmakers, Victor P. M. G. Rutten and Jetta J. E. Bijlsma

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:25

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    Severe economic losses due to diseases in marine larviculture may be linked to vibriosis. To better understand the pathogenesis of vibriosis and evaluate new ways to prevent and combat this important disease, ...

    Authors: Evelien De Swaef, Maaike Vercauteren, Luc Duchateau, Freddy Haesebrouck and Annemie Decostere

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:24

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    The binding of F4+ enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) and the specific receptor on porcine intestinal epithelial cells is the initial step in F4+ ETEC infection. Porcine aminopeptidase N (APN) is a newly dis...

    Authors: Pengpeng Xia, Guomei Quan, Yi Yang, Jing Zhao, Yiting Wang, Mingxu Zhou, Philip R. Hardwidge, Jianzhong Zhu, Siguo Liu and Guoqiang Zhu

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:23

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    Staphylococcus aureus is a major pathogen that causes subclinical mastitis associated with huge economic losses to the dairy industry. A few vaccines for bovine mastitis are available, and they are expected to in...

    Authors: Mutsumi Furukawa, Hiroshi Yoneyama, Eiji Hata, Hidetomo Iwano, Hidetoshi Higuchi, Tasuke Ando, Mika Sato, Tomohito Hayashi, Yoshio Kiku, Yuya Nagasawa, Kanae Niimi, Katsuki Usami, Kumiko Ito, Kouichi Watanabe, Tomonori Nochi and Hisashi Aso

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:22

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  19. Content type: Research Article

    The aim of this work was to evaluate the immunogenicity and efficacy of DNA and MVA vaccines encoding the RVFV glycoproteins Gn and Gc in an ovine model of RVFV infection. Adult sheep of both sexes were challe...

    Authors: Gema Lorenzo, Elena López-Gil, Javier Ortego and Alejandro Brun

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:21

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    Diarrhea remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally, with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) constituting a major causative pathogen. The development of alternative treatments for ...

    Authors: Guangping Huang, Xiangqing Li, Dan Lu, Shen Liu, Xun Suo, Qiuyan Li and Ning Li

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:20

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  21. Content type: Short Report

    Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) infection alters the host’s cellular and humoral immune response. Immunity against PRRSv is multigenic and vary between individuals. The aim of the p...

    Authors: Martí Cortey, Gaston Arocena, Tahar Ait-Ali, Anna Vidal, Yanli Li, Gerard Martín-Valls, Alison D. Wilson, Allan L. Archibald, Enric Mateu and Laila Darwich

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:19

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the primary cause of post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) and other PCV-associated diseases. According to our previous RNA-sequencing analysis, the differences...

    Authors: Ping Zhang, Liyuan Wang, Yanping Li, Ping Jiang, Yanchao Wang, Pengfei Wang, Li Kang, Yuding Wang, Yi Sun and Yunliang Jiang

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:18

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    The obligate intracellular Lawsonia intracellularis (LI), the etiological agent of proliferative enteropathy (PE), is an economically important disease in the swine industry. Due to extreme difficulty of in vitro...

    Authors: Gayeon Won and John Hwa Lee

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:17

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  24. Content type: Research Article

    Cell-penetrating peptide (CPP) is a promising cargo for delivering bioactive molecules. In this study, the N terminus of VP1 from chicken anemia virus, designated as CVP1, was found to carry enriched arginine ...

    Authors: Gaowei Hu, Wenlv Zheng, Ao Li, Yaru Mu, Mingyu Shi, Tuofan Li, Haitao Zou, Hongxia Shao, Aijian Qin and Jianqiang Ye

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:16

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    Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is recognized as the causative agent of porcine circovirus-associated diseases. PCV2 replication could be promoted by low doses of ochratoxin A (OTA) as in our previous study a...

    Authors: Gang Qian, Dandan Liu, Junfa Hu, Fang Gan, Lili Hou, Nianhui Zhai, Xingxiang Chen and Kehe Huang

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:15

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  26. Content type: Research Article

    Swinepox virus (SPV) has several advantages as a potential clinical vector for a live vector vaccine. In this study, to obtain a safer and more efficient SPV vector, three SPV mutants, Δ003, Δ010, and ΔTK were...

    Authors: Xiaomin Yuan, Huixing Lin, Bin Li, Kongwang He and Hongjie Fan

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:14

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    Most human listeriosis outbreaks are caused by Listeria monocytogenes evolutionary lineage I strains which possess four exotoxins: a phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C (PlcA), a broad-range phospholipa...

    Authors: Juan J. Quereda, Christopher Andersson, Pascale Cossart, Jörgen Johansson and Javier Pizarro-Cerdá

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:13

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  28. Content type: Research Article

    Attenuated Salmonella strains constitute a promising technology for the development of efficient protein-based influenza vaccines. H7N9, a low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus, is a major public health con...

    Authors: Je Hyoung Kim, Irshad Ahmed Hajam and John Hwa Lee

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:12

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  29. Content type: Research Article

    Veronaea botryosa is a melanized mold and cause of systemic fungal infections in cultured sturgeon (Acipenser spp.). Mortality in adult female sturgeon caused by this emergent pathogen results in significant econ...

    Authors: Denver J. Coleman, Alvin C. Camus, Beatriz Martínez-López, Susan Yun, Brittany Stevens and Esteban Soto

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:11

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    Our previous work showed that a plasmid-based chicken interleukin-7 (chIL-7) gene expression vector possessed potent adjuvant activity for a VP2 DNA vaccine against chicken infectious bursal disease virus (IBD...

    Authors: Dan Cui, Jianlou Zhang, Yuzhu Zuo, Shanshan Huo, Yonghong Zhang, Liyue Wang, Xiujin Li and Fei Zhong

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:10

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  31. Content type: Research Article

    Salmonellosis is a gastrointestinal disease caused by non-typhoidal Salmonella serovars such as Salmonella Typhimurium. This pathology is a zoonosis, and food animals with subclinical infection constitute a vast ...

    Authors: Juber Herrera-Uribe, Sara Zaldívar-López, Carmen Aguilar, Cristina Luque, Rocío Bautista, Ana Carvajal, M. Gonzalo Claros and Juan J. Garrido

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:9

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  32. Content type: Research Article

    Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV), the etiological agent of peste des petits ruminants (PPR), causes an acute or subacute disease in small ruminants. Although abortion is observed in an unusually large p...

    Authors: Bo Yang, Xuefeng Qi, Zhijie Chen, Shuying Chen, Qinghong Xue, Peilong Jia, Ting Wang and Jingyu Wang

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:8

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    In 2013, PED emerged for the first time in the United States (US). The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) spread quickly throughout North America. Infection with PEDV causes watery diarrhea and up to 100% ...

    Authors: Sarah Gallien, Angélique Moro, Gérald Lediguerher, Virginie Catinot, Frédéric Paboeuf, Lionel Bigault, Mustapha Berri, Phillip C. Gauger, Nathalie Pozzi, Edith Authié, Nicolas Rose and Béatrice Grasland

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:7

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  34. Content type: Research Article

    Anaplasma marginale (A. marginale) has a remarkable impact on livestock production, and an effective vaccine is not currently available due to the inexistence of a small animal model. Recently, BALB/c mice were s...

    Authors: Alex Sander R. Cangussu, Luis André M. Mariúba, Pritesh Lalwani, Keila Dayane E. S. Pereira, Spartaco Astolphi-Filho, Patricia P. Orlandi, Sabrina Epiphanio, Kelvison F. Viana, Mucio Flavio B. Ribeiro, Hidelberto M. Silva, Claudio R. F. Marinho and Paulo A. Nogueira

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:6

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  35. Content type: Research Article

    Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a severe disease caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides (Mmm). Knowledge on CBPP pathogenesis is fragmented and hampered by the limited availability of laborator...

    Authors: Giovanni Di Teodoro, Giuseppe Marruchella, Andrea Di Provvido, Gianluca Orsini, Gaetano Federico Ronchi, Anna Rita D’Angelo, Nicola D’Alterio, Flavio Sacchini and Massimo Scacchia

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:5

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  36. Content type: Research Article

    Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (A. pleuropneumoniae) is a Gram-negative bacterium that represents the main cause of porcine pleuropneumonia in pigs, causing significant economic losses to the livestock industry ...

    Authors: Fabio Antenucci, Cyrielle Fougeroux, Alannah Deeney, Cathrine Ørskov, Andrew Rycroft, Peter Johannes Holst and Anders Miki Bojesen

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:4

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  37. Content type: Research Article

    Campylobacter jejuni is the leading cause of bacterial food-borne gastroenteritis worldwide and human infections are frequently associated with handling and consumption of contaminated poultry. The polysaccharide...

    Authors: Sungwon Kim, Andrea Vela, Sara M. Clohisey, Spiridoula Athanasiadou, Pete Kaiser, Mark P. Stevens and Lonneke Vervelde

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:3

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    Several studies suggest that synergisms between Mycoplasma bovis and other microorganisms might exacerbate disease outcome of bovine mycoplasmosis. Screening several bovine cell types to assess their potential us...

    Authors: Nina Bürgi, Christoph Josi, Sibylle Bürki, Matthias Schweizer and Paola Pilo

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:2

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Streptococcus suis is one of the most important bacterial pathogens in the porcine industry and also a zoonotic agent. Serotype 9 is becoming one of the most prevalent serotypes within the S. suis population in c...

    Authors: Han Zheng, Pengchen Du, Xiaotong Qiu, Anusak Kerdsin, David Roy, Xuemei Bai, Jianguo Xu, Ana I. Vela and Marcelo Gottschalk

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2018 49:1

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Veterinary Research 2019 50:62

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    Streptococcus suis is one of the major pathogens that cause economic losses in the swine industry worldwide. However, current bacterins only provide limited prophylactic protection in the...

    Authors: Yu-an Li, Zhenying Ji, Xiaobo Wang, Shifeng Wang and Huoying Shi

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:89

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  41. Content type: Research Article

    In classical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (C-BSE), an orally acquired prion disease of cattle, the ileal Peyer’s patch (IPP) represents the main entry port for the BSE agent. In earlier C-BSE pathogenesis ...

    Authors: Ivett Ackermann, Anne Balkema-Buschmann, Reiner Ulrich, Kerstin Tauscher, James C. Shawulu, Markus Keller, Olanrewaju I. Fatola, Paul Brown and Martin H. Groschup

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:88

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  42. Content type: Research Article

    Campylobacter infections are among the most prevalent foodborne infections in humans, resulting in a massive disease burden worldwide. Broilers have been identified as the major source of...

    Authors: Charlotte Vanmarsenille, Inés Díaz del Olmo, Jelle Elseviers, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh Ghassabeh, Kristof Moonens, Didier Vertommen, An Martel, Freddy Haesebrouck, Frank Pasmans, Jean-Pierre Hernalsteens and Henri De Greve

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:86

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  43. Content type: Research Article

    Gut microbiota is of considerable importance for each host. Despite this, germ-free animals can be obtained and raised to sexual maturity and consequences of the presence or absence of gut microbiota on gene e...

    Authors: Jiri Volf, Ondrej Polansky, Zuzana Sekelova, Philippe Velge, Catherine Schouler, Bernd Kaspers and Ivan Rychlik

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:85

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  44. Content type: Research Article

    Bovine herpesvirus 4 (BoHV-4) is a gammaherpesvirus that is widespread in cattle. Ex vivo models with bovine genital tract mucosa explants were set up to study molecular/cellular BoHV-4-host interactions. Bovi...

    Authors: Bo Yang, Yewei Li, Osvaldo Bogado Pascottini, Jiexiong Xie, Ruifang Wei, Geert Opsomer and Hans Nauwynck

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:83

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  45. Content type: Research Article

    The distribution of bluetongue viruses (BTV) in Australia is represented by two distinct and interconnected epidemiological systems (episystems)—one distributed primarily in the north and one in the east. The ...

    Authors: Cadhla Firth, Kim R. Blasdell, Rachel Amos-Ritchie, Indrawati Sendow, Kalpana Agnihotri, David B. Boyle, Peter Daniels, Peter D. Kirkland and Peter J. Walker

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:82

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  46. Content type: Research Article

    A stem glycosylation site of hemagglutinin (HA) is important to the stability of the HA trimmer. A previous study shows that the stem 10/11 overlap glycosylation site of the H5 subtype avian influenza virus ma...

    Authors: Yuncong Yin, Xiaojian Zhang, Yiyi Qiao, Xiao Wang, Yangyang Su, Sujuan Chen, Tao Qin, Daxin Peng and Xiufan Liu

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:81

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  47. Content type: Research Article

    Although avian paramyxovirus type 1 is known to cause mild transient conjunctivitis in human beings, there are two recent reports of fatal respiratory disease in immunocompromised human patients infected with ...

    Authors: Thijs Kuiken, Pascal Buijs, Peter van Run, Geert van Amerongen, Marion Koopmans and Bernadette van den Hoogen

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:80

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  48. Content type: Review

    Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes self-limiting acute hepatitis in humans that can eventually result in acute liver failures or progress to chronic infections. While in tropical and sub-tropical areas, HEV infect...

    Authors: Nicole Pavio, Virginie Doceul, Eugénie Bagdassarian and Reimar Johne

    Citation: Veterinary Research 2017 48:78

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