Comparative Evaluation of Lumpy Skin Disease Virus-Based Live Attenuated Vaccines.

Last updated on 14-1-2022 by Andy Haegeman

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Peer reviewed scientific article




Vaccines form the cornerstone of any control, eradication and preventative strategy and this is no different for lumpy skin disease. However, the usefulness of a vaccine is determined by a multiplicity of factors which include stability, efficiency, safety and ease of use, to name a few. Although the vaccination campaign in the Balkans against lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) was successful and has been implemented with success in the past in other countries, data of vaccine failure have also been reported. It was therefore the purpose of this study to compare five homologous live attenuated…

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