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Disease African Swine Fever

Name African Swine Fever
Synonyms Swine Fever, African | Wart Hog Disease | Wart-Hog Disease | Wart-Hog Diseases
Definition A sometimes fatal ASFIVIRUS infection of pigs, characterized by fever, cough, diarrhea, hemorrhagic lymph nodes, and edema of the gallbladder. It is transmitted between domestic swine by direct contact, ingestion of infected meat, or fomites, or mechanically by biting flies or soft ticks (genus Ornithodoros).
Categories Animal disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D000357

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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arbovirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tick-Borne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes African Swine Fever
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references African Swine Fever
3. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Swine Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes African Swine Fever

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