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A sheeppox outbreak in Morocco: isolation and identification of virus responsible for the new clinical form of disease

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Veterinary Research, January 2014
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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Title
A sheeppox outbreak in Morocco: isolation and identification of virus responsible for the new clinical form of disease
Published in
BMC Veterinary Research, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1746-6148-10-31
Pubmed ID
Abstract

Sheeppoxvirus (SPPV) is a member of the Capripoxvirus genus of the Poxviridae family, which causes significant economic losses in Morocco. The resurgence of the sheeppox disease during 2010 was characterized by an emergence of a classical nodular form for the first time in Morocco. However, little is known about the virus strain responsible for nodular form. In this study, thirty three sheep, from the eastern region of Morocco, clinically infected were examined and dead animals were autopsied.A rapid diagnostic assay for SPPV using different type of clinical samples would be useful for outbreak management. The aim of this work was to isolate the virus strain responsible for nodular form and we identified and compared by phylogenetic analysis the field strain with Moroccan vaccine strain targeting the thymidine kinase (TK) gene and the chemokine analogue receptor of interleukin (IL8) gene. Further, it was important to investigate and validate a real-time PCR using different clinical and post-mortem samples to manage epidemic sheeppox disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 34 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 21%
Student > Master 6 18%
Professor 5 15%
Unspecified 4 12%
Other 4 12%
Other 8 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 24%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 7 21%
Unspecified 5 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 9%
Other 8 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 January 2014.
All research outputs
#1,968,096
of 4,507,509 outputs
Outputs from BMC Veterinary Research
#251
of 795 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#47,565
of 122,659 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Veterinary Research
#17
of 50 outputs
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