Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus

Volume 288 of the series Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology pp 9-42

Foot-and-Mouth Disease: Host Range and Pathogenesis

  • S. AlexandersenAffiliated withPirbright Laboratory, Institute for Animal HealthDepartment of Virology, Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research
  • , N. MowatAffiliated with

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In this chapter the host range of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) under natural and experimental conditions is reviewed. The routes and sites of infection, incubation periods and clinical and pathological findings are described and highlighted in relation to progress in understanding the pathogenesis of FMD.