sylvatic plague

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sylvatic plague

[sil′vad·ik ′plāg]
(veterinary medicine)
Plague occurring in rodents; may be transmitted to humans. Also known as endemic rural plague.
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Finally, they concluded that orangutans possibly were infected with ZIKV from a human reservoir or recently established sylvatic cycles (7, 40) and that nonhuman primates may be reservoir hosts for the ZIKA virus in Asia.
An atypical RABV variant from sylvatic origin was also responsible for the disease in a child that had contact with a cat in San Luis, Tolima in 2010 (INS, 2014).
It has been observed that orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) from Borneo show high seroprevalence to different arbovirus infections, including ZIKV (27), and therefore, they may serve as ZIKV natural reservoirs in the Asiatic sylvatic cycle.
First finding of melanic sylvatic Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) colonies in the Argentine Chaco.
We do not know the ultimate outcome of competition of CHIKV and Dengue virus in a single vector Nor do we know whether CHIKV will have an enzootic cycle as in Africa and Asia, or a sylvatic cycle in primates and other vertebrates of the Caribbean region by which it could enter Colombia, as West Nile virus did a few years ago.
Laboratory testing confirmed that the prairie dogs had died of Yersinia pestis, or sylvatic plague.
Falqueto, "Influence of the landscape on dispersal of sylvatic triatomines to anthropic habitats in the Atlantic Forest," Journal of Biogeography, vol.
The G8 and G10 strains are associated with the "northern" or "sylvatic" biotype of E.
The disease has a peculiar epidemiology, characterized by a variety of risk factors, several potential vectors and reservoirs, different forms of transmission, and a number of parasite isolates in domiciliary, peridomiciliary, and sylvatic environments; furthermore, prophylactic therapies and effective chemotherapeutic schemes are virtually inexistent (Coura 2007).
These could either be domestic, such as cats [23] and horses 24], or part of the wildlife in a so-called sylvatic cycle.
Fleas at the site carried sylvatic plague, a disease that was killing the ferrets and their prairie-dog prey.