Viruses

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The sheeppox virus (SPPV) and goatpox virus (GTPV) are contagious viral skin diseases of sheep and goats. They are members of the Poxviridae , genus Capripoxvirus and were believed to be strains of the same virus, but genetic sequencing...
Swine influenza (SI) viruses infect a wide range of hosts, but are endemic in pigs. SI viruses are members of the family Orthmyxoviridae , and fall into the Type A and C categories. These are subdivided into categories (strains) depending...
Swine vesicular disease virus (SVDV) infects only swine. It belongs to the genus Enterovirus , in the family Picornaviridae . Virulence of the different strains can vary. SVDV is an enveloped virus containing a capsid and single stranded RNA genome...

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