Foot-and-mouth disease was detected in Paraguay; African swine fever in Russia; classical swine fever in Mexico; and avian influenza (H5N1) throughout Asia.
What does ASF stand for?
ASF stands for African Swine Fever
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We have 333 other meanings of ASF in our Acronym Attic
- Additional Selection Factor
- Administrative Support Facility (USPS)
- Adrienne Shelly Foundation (New York, NY)
- Advanced Software Framework
- Advanced Streaming Format (Microsoft file extension)
- Advanced Systems Format (filename extension)
- Aeromedical Staging Facility
- Aeromedical Staging Flight
- Africa Standby Force
- Agent Security Facility
- Agent's Support File
- Agrément de Savoir Faire (French: Approval of Expertise)
- Agribusiness Support Fund (Pakistan)
- Agronomic Science Foundation
- AIDS Services Foundation (Orange County, California)
- Air Safety Foundation
- Air Staging Facility
- Air Superiority Fighter
- Aircraft Servicing Flight
Samples in periodicals archive:
Welsh Government officials, Defra and the Scottish Government are currently working on new regulations to update and consolidate the existing legislation for Classical Swine Fever, African Swine Fever and Swine Vesicular Disease.
To the Editor: African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious and deadly hemorrhagic disease of domestic pigs caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV), a double-strand DNA virus of the family Asfarviridae and genus Asfivirus (1).
Meanwhile the industry is facing another threat in the form of African Swine Fever.
Prof Martin Shirley, IAH''s director, said it also recognised the emerging climate change threat posed by diseases such as foot-and-mouth, bluetongue and African swine fever.
Besides foot-and-mouth disease, researchers also would study African swine fever, Japanese encephalitis, Rift Valley fever and the Hendra and Nipah viruses.
The ten extended articles here follow suit in their descriptions of research in foot-and-mouth disease viruses, the molecular biology of pestiviruses, arteriviruses, coronavirus replication and interaction with the host, hendra and nipah virus, the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis and host range in avian influenza, molecular dissection of the bluetongue virus, molecular biology of porcine circoviruses, molecular biology of animal herpesviruses, and the African swine fever virus.
Contagious Bovine Pleuropnemonia (CBPP), East Coast Fever (ECF), Trypanosomiasis, Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), African Swine Fever (ASF) and Newcastle Disease (ND) are endemic in Tanzania.