louping ill


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louping ill

[′lüp·iŋ ‚il]
(veterinary medicine)
A virus disease of sheep, similar to encephalomyelitis, transmitted by the tick Ixodes racinus. Also known as ovine encephalomyelitis; trembling ill.
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Reid, and P J Hudson, "Ticks need not bite their red grouse hosts to infect them with louping ill virus," Proceedings of the Royal Society B, vol.
"But there hasn't been any work done into numbers of plover or how successful their breeding is - especially when you link in Louping Ill.
The histopathologic lesions observed in these goats were indistinguishable from those caused by louping ill virus (10).
Genetic distances of GGE strains and those of western, eastern, and louping ill subtypes are 16.3%, 20%, and 18.5%, respectively.
"Ticks also transmit louping ill ( a viral disease of the nervous system ( and tick-borne fever, an illness characterised by a sudden high fever for 4-22 days.
A related flavivirus has been isolated in Norway from sheep; it was subsequently analyzed as louping ill virus (LIV), not TBEV (3).
The only zoonotic arboviruses isolated from field material in the United Kingdom are the flavivirus Louping ill virus (LIV) (4) and the bunyavirus Uukuniemi virus (5).
Although the diagnostic tests are not absolutely specific for TBE compared to the closely related Louping ill virus, no cases of Louping ill virus in livestock (Snorre Stuen, pers.