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South African horse-sickness

Alexander Edington

South African horse-sickness

its pathology and methods of protective inoculation

by Alexander Edington

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Published by Harrison and Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African horse sickness -- South Africa.,
  • African horse sickness -- Vaccination.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Royal Society.
    Statementby Alexander Edington.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [292]-305 ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18686415M

    African horse sickness (AHS, virus AHSV) is an infectious noncontagious virus in the family Reoviridae and genus Orbivirus that is transmitted to domestic and wild equids (horses, mules, donkeys) by biting midges (no-see-ums) in the genus Culicoides (6). The virus is nonenveloped and the icosohedral nm-diameter capsid contains the 10 segments of linear double Author: Thomas Walton, Erica Suchman. This section is from the book "The Horse - Its Treatment In Health And Disease", by J. Wortley Axe. Also available from Amazon: The Horse. Its Treatment In Health And Disease. South African Horse Sickness. Definition. A contagious disease, the precise cause of which has not yet been determined. It is essentially a disorder of the equine species.

    South Africa African Horse Sickness (AHS) Controlled Area Western Cape Border Western Cape Districts AHSZones FREE INFECTED PR OTEC I N SURVEILLANCE. 2 B. Therequirements for moving equines have also been modified: 1. Health Certification by a Veterinarian (in passport or. Background: African horse sickness (AHS) is a devastating disease of equids that has been known for centuries. Many equids mainly in sub-Saharan Africa .

    African horse sickness (AHS) is a life threatening disease of equids and has a significant impact on the equine industries of South Africa. It is caused by African horse sickness virus (AHSV), a member of the genus Orbivirus in the family Reoviridae. It is transmitted to horses by Culicoides spp. and is therefore most prevalent during the time of year, and in areas where the Culicoides . The book covers regulatory issues associated with bluetongue, epizootic hemmorrhagic disease, African horse sickness, Ibaraki disease, and equine encephalosis. It also addresses the latest orbiviral diagnostic procedures including ELISA and the polymerase chain reaction; the latest cloning, sequencing, and genetics information of these viruses Price: $


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South African horse-sickness by Alexander Edington Download PDF EPUB FB2

During the summer season (January-April) in South Africa an estimated horses died of African horse sickness (AHS); 80% of deaths were due to AHS virus serotypes 2 and 4.

Nearly all cases occurred in the northern, north-eastern and central parts of South by: African horse sickness virus is a double-stranded RNA virus which causes a non-contagious, infectious arthropod-borne disease of equines and occasionally dogs.

Nine distinct, internationally recognised serotypes of the virus have so far been book is. African horse sickness virus is a double-stranded RNA virus which causes a non-contagious, infectious arthropod-borne disease of equines and occasionally dogs.

Nine distinct, internationally recognised serotypes of the virus have so far been identified. This book is based upon the findings of two programmes funded by the South African horse-sickness book Commission.

African horse sickness virus (AHSV) has caused many epidemics of fatal illness in horses in sub-Saharan Africa. The distribution of this virus is illustrated in Fig.

first recorded epidemic occurred in the Cape Colony in Thereafter, disastrous epidemics occurred every 20 years or so up until the twentieth century, when vaccines became available. African horse sickness is a lethal and debilitating disease of domestic equids.

There is little doubt that the live South African horse-sickness book vaccine that has been used in South Africa to protect horses against AHSV for the past six decades [,] has ensured their continued existence. However, the manufacture of this vaccine uses very old technology and. African horse sickness is a devastating disease that causes great suffering and many fatalities amongst horses in sub-Saharan Africa.

It is caused by nine different serotypes of the orbivirus African horse sickness virus (AHSV) and it is spread by Culicoid midges. The disease has significant economic consequences for the equine industry both in southern Africa and. African horse sickness (AHS) is a notifiable disease in South Africa – all suspected cases have to be reported to a State Vet.

Cases have to be confirmed at the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) reference centre for African horse sickness at the ARC-OVR. Visit and for more information. African horse sickness (AHS) is a hemorrhagic viral fever of horses.

It is the only equine disease for which the World Organization for Animal Health has introduced specific guidelines for member countries seeking official recognition of disease-free status. SinceSouth Africa has maintained an AHS controlled area; however, sporadic outbreaks of AHS have occurred in.

The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa, formerly the Jockey Club of Southern Africa, is the Southern African equivalent of the American and British Jockey Clubs. The South African Equestrian Federation encourages horse owners to report all suspected cases to the African Horse Sickness Trust hour helpline at Share: About The Author.

African Horse Sickness Culicoides Gastroenterology Dermatology Parasitology These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

African horse sickness outbreaks are common in South Africa, and donkeys and zebras can act as reservoirs of the disease because they are more resistant to the virus. Introduction. African horse sickness (AHS) is a disease caused by the African horse sickness virus (AHSV).

The disease affects horses, ponies, and European donkeys most severely; mules are somewhat less affected, and African donkeys and zebra are refractory to the devastating consequences of infection [].The virus is a non-contagious, vector-borne. African horse sickness was confirmed in horses in Thailand during March The virus was determined to belong to serotype 1 and is phylogenetically closely related to isolates from South Africa.

African horse sickness (AHS) is an infectious disease that can affect all species of equidae (for example, horses, donkeys, zebras, ponies). Latest situation: currently Europe is free from AHS.

The disease has been recorded previously in Spain into and Portugal in The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Michaelis Galleries has published a book on Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum's work titled There Are Mechanisms in Place The book follows the artist's solo exhibition.

South Africa's Agriculture authorities have issued a movement ban on all horses in the Western Cape, after two animals in the region, tested positive for Afr. Book Description. Bluetongue, African Horse Sickness, and Related Orbiviruses: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium provides the latest scientific information about this group of Orbiviruses, which are transmitted by species of Culicoides (biting midges) and are important causes of disease in domestic livestock and wildlife.

African horse sickness (AHS) is a highly infectious and deadly disease caused by African horse sickness commonly affects horses, mules, and is caused by a virus of the genus Orbivirus belonging to the family disease can be caused by any of the nine serotypes of this virus.

AHS is not directly contagious, but is known to be spread by insect. Her books Coconut (), Spilt Milk () and Period Pain () offer perspectives on the lived experiences of young, Black South African women negotiating the aftermath of apartheid and the crisis of identity that emerges in the multiculturalism of South Africa’s new ‘Rainbow nation’ identity.

Matlwa’s stories explore big topics. African horse sickness, swelling of supraorbital fossa African horse sickness (AHS) is an insectborne, viral disease of equids that is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa. It can be acute, subacute, or subclinical and is characterized by clinical signs and lesions associated with respiratory and circulatory impairment.African Horse Sickness Question and Answer Diseases once associated with foreign climes are now, as a result of climate change, more likely to pose a threat to the UK.

The UK equine population is now vulnerable to viruses that no one ever believed would be seen on our shores. Transmitted by insects, diseases such as West Nile Virus, Swamp.Meiswinkel R, Paweska JT, Evidence for a new field Culicoides vector of African horse sickness in South Africa.

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 60(3) Mellor PS, Culicoides as potential orbivirus vectors in Europe.