Structure-Function Relationships in Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus
Foot-and-mouth disease is undoubtedly the most troublesome virus disease of farm livestock. Cattle, pigs, sheep and goats are all susceptible and the economic importance of these animals makes foot-and-mouth disease a problem which is considerable and of worldwide concern. At present the disease is combatted mainly by vaccination and some idea of the problem may be obtained from the knowledge that more than 1,000 million doses of vaccine are administered each year.
KeywordsDisease Virus Farm Livestock Mouth Disease Virus Intact Particle Brown Strain
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