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- Favela-Lara, Susana, et al. Show all 13 Authors
- The Southwestern entomologist 2015 v.40 no.1 pp. 25-36
- African horse sickness; Bluetongue virus; Culicidae; Culicoides; consensus sequence; electrophoresis; etiological agents; genes; hemorrhage; intestines; oligonucleotides; polymerase chain reaction; restriction endonucleases; restriction fragment length polymorphism; ruminants; semen; serotypes; viral load; virus transmission
- ... Bluetongue virus is the etiological agent of a disease characterized by bleeding in domestic and wild ruminants. Different viral strains can infect a ruminant species and severity of infection is variable. Transmission of the virus under natural conditions is through the bite of a mosquito of the genus Culicoides (Ceratopogonidae), but also can be transmitted by infected semen or embryos. The genu ...