11. Picornavirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén5,6,
  2. J. Paul Duff7 and
  3. Anna Meredith8
  1. Frank Koenen Dr, DVM, CODA-CERVA, OD1,
  2. E. Paul J. Gibbs BVSc, PhD, FRCVS2,
  3. Francisco Ruiz-Fons PhD3 and
  4. Alex M. Barlow Mr. BVSc, MSc (Aquatic Veterinary Studies), MRCVS4

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch11

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Koenen, F., Gibbs, E. P. J., Ruiz-Fons, F. and Barlow, A. M. (2012) Picornavirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 5

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 6

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 7

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 8

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Interaction and Surveillance, Belgium

  2. 2

    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC (CSIC - UCLM - JCCM), Ciudad Real, Spain

  4. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency Diseases of Wildlife Scheme (AHVLA DoWS), Great Britain Wildlife Disease Surveillance Partnership, Langford, Somerset, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • picornavirus infections;
  • Picornaviridae, one of five families in order Picornavirales;
  • FMD, by a picornavirus, diseases of domestic ruminants;
  • global concerns over FMD;
  • FMD virus, Picornavirales, genus Aphthovirus, the type species;
  • seven serotypes of FMD, O, A, C, Asia 1, SAT 1/SAT 2/SAT 3;
  • FMD, of cloven-hoofed domestic species;
  • FMD, transmission in the susceptible in various ways;
  • FMD, and vesicles (blisters/aphthae) of multiple sites;
  • SVDV resistant, surviving years in meat products


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Foot- and -Mouth Disease

  • Swine Vesicular Disease Virus

  • Encephalomyocarditis

  • Ljungan Virus Infection

  • References