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13th International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids call for abstracts
The 13th International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids call for abstracts is now open. The Symposium will take
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Deadline extended for our Final Conference
Registration and payment deadlines have been extended! You now have time till January 6th 2020 to register to our final
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European soft ticks in ASF transmission
A paper recently published in PlosOne, resulting from international effort of our members and STSM, shows that European species of
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First call of the 18th Symposium “Health Care, Selection and Reproduction of Pigs”
The first call for the 18th Symposium “Health Care, Selection and Reproduction of Pigs” is now open. The program can
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Abstract submission now closed
Abstract submission for our final conference is now closed. By November 7th we will come back to the corresponding authors
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Review on disease dynamics in experimentally infected wild boar
Our WG1 recently addressed the African swine fever dynamics in experimentally infected wild boar and feral pigs. In their review,
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Review by WG1 on ASF virology
Animal diseases constitute a continuing threat to animal health, food safety, national economy, and the environment. Among those, African swine
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New laboratory procedure for the simultaneous detection of ASF and CSF viruses
A new laboratory procedure, with high sensitivity and specificity, has been developed by our COST action members for the contemporary
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ASFstop final conference – registration and abstract submission OPEN
The registration and abstract submission for our final conference are now open! Hope to see many of you in Brescia
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Lack of evidence for long term carriers
Although ASF is typically associated with very high case fatality rates, a certain proportion of infected animals will recover from
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