Entomological research on the vectors of bluetongue disease and the monitoring of activity of Culicoides in the Prishtinë region of Kosova

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Betim Berisha; Izedin Goga; William P. Taylor; Kurtesh Sherifi; Anthony J. Wilsmore; Driton Çaushi; Beqë Hulaj;
  • Publisher: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise G. Caporale
  • Journal: Veterinaria Italiana (issn: 0505-401X, eissn: 1828-1427)
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  • Subject: Bluetongue | BTV | Culicoides | Kosova | Obsoletus Complex | Pulicaris Complex | Virus. | Animal culture | SF1-1100 | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100

Clinical bluetongue (BT) caused by BT virus serotype 9 (BTV‑9) was observed in Kosova in 2001 and, although subsequently no further clinical cases was diagnosed, its continuing presence has been demonstrated by serological tests in cattle, sheep and goats. In this study... View more
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