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African swine fever

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).
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Entry Terms:
  • warthog disease
  • wart-hog disease
  • wart hog disease
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4894
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