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Volume 19, Number 4—April 2013


Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease during 2010–2011 Epidemic, South Korea

Jong-Hyeon ParkComments to Author , Kwang-Nyeong Lee, Young-Joon Ko, Su-Mi Kim, Hyang-Sim Lee, Yeun-Kyung Shin, Hyun-Joo Sohn, Jee-Yong Park, Jung-Yong Yeh, Yoon-Hee Lee, Min-Jeong Kim, Yi-Seok Joo, Hachung Yoon, Soon-Seek Yoon, In-Soo Cho, and Byounghan Kim
Author affiliations: Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Anyang, South Korea (J.-H. Park, K.-N. Lee, Y.-J. Ko, S.-M. Kim, H.-S. Lee, Y.-K. Shin, H.-J. Sohn, J.-Y. Park, J.-Y. Yeh, Y.-H. Lee, M.-J. Kim, Y.-S. Joo, H. Yoon, S.-S. Yoon, I.-S. Cho, B. Kim); Univeristy of Incheon, Incheon, South Korea (J.-Y. Yeh)

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Table 1

Laboratory diagnosis of FMDV infection in specimens from a pig-farming complex, Gyeongbuk Province, South Korea, November–December 2010

Farms in pig complex Date of sample collection Antigen detection
No. animals tested No. antibody-positive animals
A Nov 28 S, V, H + O serotype 10 2 0
B Nov 28 S, V, H + O serotype 10 2 0
A Nov 29 Serum + ND 90 3 0
B Nov 29 Serum + ND 40 1 0
C Dec 1 Serum ND 20 0 0
D Dec 1 Serum ND 20 10 0
E Dec 1 Serum ND 41 17 7

*FMDV, foot-and-mouth disease virus; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; SP-O, structural protein of FMDV serotype O; NSP, FMDV nonstructural protein; S, saliva; V, vesicle; H, detached hooves; +, positive; ND, not done; –, negative.

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