Technical meeting on requirements for handling foot-and-mouth disease vírus exogenous strains to the region
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The meeting was opened with a presentation analyzing COHEFA 12’s request in Resolution 4, which asked COSALFA to examine the requirements and conditions of biological biosafety necessary to review the restrictions imposed to the handling of FMD virus strains exogenous to the region. These restrictions derive from Resolution IX of COSALFA 28 meeting, which established the inconvenience of introducing/maintaining/handling foot-and-mouth virus strains exogenous to the region due to the potential of viral escape with the resulting consequences for the health of herds and the agricultural economy of the Region.
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Gomes, Ivo (Rio de Janeiro, PAHO, 1977)Pigs are more difficult to protect against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) with inactivated virus vaccines than cattle or sheep (4, 6, 7). Also the results of exposure of convalescent pigs to homologous FMD virus have been ...
Augé de Mello, P.; Astudillo, V.; Gomes, I.; Campos Garcia, J.T. (Rio de Janeiro, PAHO, 1977)[Introduction] In the present work the immune response of a group of cows under controlled field conditions was studied. Two vaccination schemes of oil adjuvanted vaccination were tested in order to establish the most ...
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