Viruses as an Etiology of Obesity
- The Fusion Protein Signal-Peptide-Coding Region of Canine Distemper Virus: A Useful Tool for Phylogenetic Reconstruction and Lineage Identification Sarute, Nicolás; Calderón, Marina Gallo; Pérez, Ruben; La Torre, José; Hernández, Martín; Francia, Lourdes; Panzera, Yanina // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Canine distemper virus (CDV; Paramyxoviridae, Morbillivirus) is the etiologic agent of a multisystemic infectious disease affecting all terrestrial carnivore families with high incidence and mortality in domestic dogs. Sequence analysis of the hemagglutinin (H) gene has been widely employed to...
- Absence of canine distemper antibodies in selected southern African non-domestic felids. Spencer, Jennifer A // South African Journal of Wildlife Research;Mar98, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p8
Presents information on a study that tested animals from various parks and zoos in southern Africa for the presence of antibodies to canine distemper virus. Areas surveyed; Species tested.
- A canine distemper virus epidemic in Serengeti lions (Panthera leo). Roelke-Parker, Melody E.; Munson, Linda; Packer, Craig; Kock, Richard; Cleaveland, Sarah; Carpenter, Margaret; O’Brien, Stephen J.; Pospischil, Andreas; Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina; Lutz, Hans; Mwamengele, George L. M.; Mgasa, M. N.; Machange, G. A.; Summers, Brian A.; Appel, Max J. G. // Nature;4/8/2010, Vol. 464 Issue 7290, p942
A correction to the article "A canine distemper virus epidemic in Serengeti lions (Panthera leo)," is presented.
- Studies on the aetiology of non-suppurative encephalitis in pigs. Bukovsky, C.; Schmoll, F.; Revilla-Fernández, S.; Weissenböck, H. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/20/2007, Vol. 161 Issue 16, p552
Thirty-eight natural cases of aetiologically unclear non-suppurative encephalitis in pigs were studied retrospectively. Brain samples were examined for the presence of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2), porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus (PRRSV), porcine enteroviruses (PEVS),...
- Tracking a lion killer. // U.S. News & World Report;2/12/96, Vol. 120 Issue 6, p10
Reveals the cause of the mysterious epidemic that killed about 1,000 lions in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park in 1994. Canine distemper virus, transferred from domestic dogs on the park fringes and carried by hyenas; The cause revealed in the journal `Nature' in February 1996.
- Distemper found in animals in Wildwood and Chesterfield. Shapiro, Mary // West County Journal;10/17/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 42, pA2
The article reports on the increased number of sick raccoons infected with the canine distemper virus in the West County area in Wildwood and Chesterfield in Missouri, according to data from the Bi-State Widlife Hotline.
- Assessing the threat of canine distemper to tigers. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;6/15/2013, Vol. 172 Issue 24, p626
The article discusses the world's first comprehensive tiger disease surveillance programme which aims to save the critically endangered Sumatran tigers due to canine distemper virus (CDV) and is soon to be launched in Indonesia.
- A canine distemper virus epidemic in Serengeti lions (Panthera leo). Roelke-Parker, Melody E.; Munson, Linda // Nature;2/1/1996, Vol. 379 Issue 6564, p441
Reports on the identification of canine distemper virus (CDV) lions that died in an epidemic at the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Pathogenesis of the disease; Phylogenetic relationship between CDV isolates from lions and domestic dogs; Magnitude of the epidemic.
- Development of chimeric HIV Env immunogens for mucosal delivery with attenuated canine distemper virus (CDV) vaccine vectors. Zhang, X.; Richlak, S.; Nguyen, H. T.; Wallace, O.; Morrow, G.; Caulfield, M.; Parks, C. // Retrovirology;2012 Supplement, Vol. 9 Issue Suppl 2, p1
An abstract of the research paper on the development of chimeric HIV Env immunogens related to mucosal delivery with attenuated canine distemper virus (CDV) vaccine by X. Zhang and colleagues at AIDS Vaccine 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts is presented.