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Identification of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus, Georgia, 2016

Donduashvili M., Goginashvili K., Toklikishvili N., Tigilauri T., Gelashvili L., Avaliani L., Khartskhia N., Loitsch A., Bataille A., Libeau G., Diallo A., Dundon W.G.. 2018. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24 (8) : p. 1576-1578.

A phylogenetic analysis of samples taken from reported outbreaks of peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) in Georgia revealed a closer relationship to viruses from northern and eastern Africa than to viruses from countries closer to Georgia. This finding has crucial implications for the control of PPRV in the region.

Mots-clés : Échantillonnage; Épidémiologie; maladie infectieuse; phylogénie; virus; peste des petits ruminants; afrique orientale; afrique du nord; géorgie

Thématique : Maladies des animaux; Organismes nuisibles des animaux

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