Lumpy Skin Disease

Venter, Estelle H. (2014) Lumpy Skin Disease. In: Liu, Dongyou, (ed.) Manual of Security Sensitive Microbes and Toxins. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 665-674.

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[Extract] Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) is an acute, subacute, or inapparent viral disease of cattle of all breeds. It is characteriszed by fever, enlarged lymph nodes, and the formation of mulitple circumscribed nodules in the skin of affected animals and necrotic plaques in the mucous membranes mainly of the upper respiratory tract and oral cavity as well as generalized lymphadenopathy. The disease is more severe in young animals, cows in the peak of lactation, and those individuals suffering from various stress factors such as infectious and parsitic diseases or extreme weather conditions.

Item ID: 49117
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-4665-5396-5
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2017 23:58
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0707 Veterinary Sciences > 070712 Veterinary Virology @ 100%
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