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Rift Valley fever

Rift Valley fever

a mosquito-borne exotic disease of sheep, cattle, and humans

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rift Valley fever -- Epidemiology,
  • Mosquitoes,
  • Arbovirus infections -- Epidemiology

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMosquito-borne exotic disease of sheep, cattle, and humans
    SeriesProgram aid -- no. 1430, Program aid (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1430
    ContributionsUnited States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14289925M

    Introduction. Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonotic disease belonging to the family Bunyaviridae in the Phlebovirus genus, possessing a segmented negative sense RNA genome. The disease has an episodic occurrence reemerging ever years and is seasonal in its occurrence of non immune animal populations every years combined . Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis that primarily affects animals but can also infect humans. The majority of human infections result from contact with the blood or organs of infected animals. Human infections can also result from the bites of infected mosquitoes and hematophagous (blood-feeding) flies. The disease ranges from a mild flu-like illness to severe .

    Rift Valley fever: a zoonotic febrile disease with symptoms like those of dengue, due to an arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes or by contact with diseased animals; first .   Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis, is an infection caused by a fungus. You can get the infection if you breathe in the fungus germs. The germs are found in soil and dust in parts of the United States, Mexico, Central and South America. In the United States, most cases of valley fever occur in California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.

    Q Fever 1,6 Glanders 1,4 Melioidosis 1,4 Epidemic Typhus 1,6 Smallpox Ebola and Marburg Rift Valley Fever Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Lassa Fever Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome7 Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome7 EEE and WEE Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Botulism 1,2 Ricin Intoxication Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B 1,2. In the Book of Exodus, the description of the fifth plague of Egypt evokes a high mortality epizootic disease affecting livestock such as camels, goats, and sheep. It is debatable whether Rift Valley fever was that biblical plague but it is undeniably an ancient zoonosis and its modern history is no less dramatic.1 The virus was first isolated in after a heavy mortality of Cited by: 4.


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Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an illness caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. It is also spread by direct contact with blood, fluids, or tissues of infected animals such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels.

Most people with RVF do not feel sick or have only mild illness. Outbreak Resources. Virus Ecology; RVF Distribution Map; Notes from the Field: Rift Valley Fever Response — Kabale District, Uganda, March MMWR65(43);– Rift Valley Fever Outbreak—Kenya, November —January MMWR56(04);; WHO disease outbreak news: Rift Valley fever external icon; Viral.

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease most commonly observed in domesticated animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels), with the ability to infect and cause illness in humans.

The disease is caused by RVF virus (RVFV), a member of the genus Phlebovirus in the family Bunyaviridae. Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a hemorrhagic fever whose virus (Phlebotomus genus, Bunyaviridae family) is spread by mosquitoes and other insect vectors. The virus mainly affects ruminant animals (e.g., cattle, sheep, and goats), resulting in hemorrhage, abortion, and death: it causes universal abortion in ewes and a high percentage of death in lambs.

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels). The disease is caused by the RVF virus, generally found in regions of eastern and southern Africa, but also in most countries of sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Rift Valley fever results from infection by the Rift Valley fever virus, an RNA virus in the genus Phlebovirus in the family Bunyaviridae. There are several genetic lineages of this virus, some of which may co-circulate, in endemic regions. Some viral isolates differ in virulence in laboratory rodents and possibly other species.

Species Affected. Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a mosquito-borne viral zoonosis that was first isolated and characterized in in Kenya. RVF outbreaks have resulted in significant losses through human illness and deaths, high livestock abortions and deaths.

This report Cited by: Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a mosquito-borne zoonotic disease that presents a substantial threat to human and public health. It is caused by Rift Valley fever phlebovirus (RVFV), which belongs to the genus Phlebovirus and the family Phenuiviridae within the order Bunyavirales.

The wide distribution of competent vectors in non-endemic areas coupled with global climate change Cited by: Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a peracute or acute, mosquito-borne, zoonotic disease of domestic and wild ruminants in Africa, Madagascar, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Large outbreaks of clinical disease are usually associated with heavy rainfall and localized flooding. Disease Strategy: Rift Valley Fever INTRODUCTION Rift Valley fever (RVF), first reported in as an outbreak of enzootic hepatitis in the Rift Valley of Kenya, is a viral disease of domestic ruminants and is capable of causing disease in humans.

In recognition of its potential to haveFile Size: 1MB. Rift Valley Fever is a viral disease of cattle and sheep that was first discovered in the Rift Valley of Kenya. The disease is spread to livestock through the bite of infected mosquitoes during years of heavy rainfall.

The disease causes high death rates in. Introduction. Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a disease of humans and domestic animals in several African countries. 1 The disease is caused by an arthropod-borne virus (RVF virus [RVFV]) belonging to the family Bunyaviridae, genus Phlebovirus, which was first isolated in during outbreak in Kenya.

2 RVF touches a wide range of wild and domestic vertebrate Cited by: Rift Valley Fever. Rift Valley fever virus is a segmented, enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus in the genus Phlebovirus, family Bunyaviridae. It has a wide variety of hosts but severe disease is seen most commonly in ruminants, especially sheep and goats, where it can present as an “abortion storm,” death of neonates, and hepatic disease.

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an important zoonotic disease in Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, and the potential spread into non‐endemic countries may cause a large economic loss and persistence of infected mosquito vectors in the : Inaia Phoenix, Tetsuro Ikegami. If you report suspicion of Rift Valley fever, APHA vets will investigate.

If Rift Valley is confirmed, the outbreak will be controlled in line. East Africa suffered a regional outbreak of Rift Valley fever in late that affected Kenya, Somalia, and outbreak, people were infected with Rift Valley fever and people died between December and December Rift Valley fever (RVF), a phlebovirus in the bunyaviradae family transmitted by mosquito bite and contact with infected animal.

Rift valley fever (RVF) is mosquito-borne disease. RVF is transboundary zoonotic disease. It has socioeconomic and public health importance. This paper describes qualitative risk of the RVF. Rift Valley fever (RVF) is one of the most serious transboundary animal diseases.

RVF is an acute mosquito-borne viral disease mainly affecting ruminant animals and humans. It can cause abortions in pregnant animals and a high mortality in young animals. RVF is also an important. Rift Valley fever is a cunning stalker. It can lie dormant for years in mosquito eggs in small potholes in Africa.

Flooding turns potholes into puddles and sparks the disease cycle. Infected adult mosquitoes feed on animals and people, passing along RVF, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute disease of domestic ruminants in mainland Africa and Madagascar, caused by a mosquito borne virus and characterized by necrotic hepatitis and a haemorrhagic state. Large outbreaks of the disease in sheep, cattle and goats occur at irregular intervals of several years when exceptionally heavy rains favour the breeding of the mosquito.

Contraindications for Rift Valley fever vaccine (2 listed)Trade names of Rift Valley fever vaccine (0 listed); About GIDEON. Abstract: Rift Valley Fever: Global Status is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world.Rift Valley fever.

An arthropod-borne (primarily mosquito), acute, febrile, viral disease of humans and numerous species of animals. Rift Valley fever is caused by a ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus in the genus Phlebovirus of the family Bunyaviridae. In sheep and cattle, it is also known as infectious enzootic hepatitis.Buy Rift Valley Fever by N Goldblum (Editor), Workshop On Rift Valley Fever, M A Klingberg (Editor) online at Alibris.

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