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Detection of Clinical and Subclinical Lumpy Skin Disease Using Ear Notch Testing and Skin Biopsies

Author: Laetitia Aerts, Andy Haegeman, Ilse De Leeuw, Wannes Philips, Willem Van Campe, Isabelle Behaeghel, Laurent Mostin and Kris De Clercq

Year: 2021

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Lumpy skin disease (LSD) diagnosis is primarily based on clinical surveillance complemented by PCR of lesion crusts or nodule biopsies. Since LSD can be subclinical, the sensitivity of clinical surveillance could be lower than expected. Furthermore,

Grant: VITAL

Subject Areas: Research and Development

Diseases: Lumpy Skin Disease



Lumpy Skin Disease, ear notch testing, skin biopsies, subclinical infection, virus detection

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