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African Swine Fever

"African Swine Fever" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "African Swine Fever" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "African Swine Fever" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2006
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