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Table 1 Description of outbreaks, location of herd and descriptive data collected from the suspected cases of Lumpy skin disease investigated between 2017 and 2018

From: Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of lumpy skin disease virus from outbreaks in Uganda 2017–2018

Date of InvestigationLocationSettingSpecies/breedNumber of Cattle sampledClinical signs observedSample (s) collected
January 27, 2018HoimaFarmCattle, Ankole2pyrexia, nodular skin lesionsSkin Biopsy, blood
December 8, 2018KotidoNomadic herdCattle, Zebu2pyrexia, nodular skin lesions, generalized enlarged lymph nodesSkin scab, blood
December 8, 2018KotidoNomadic herdCattle, Zebu2pyrexia, nodular skin lesions on the neck and shoulderSkin Scab, blood
August 21, 2017MbararaFarmCattle, Friesian5pyrexia, nodular skin lesions, ocular dischargesSkin Biopsy, blood
December 7, 2018MorotoNomadic herdCattle, Zebu4pyrexia, nodular skin lesionsSkin Biopsy, blood
December 7, 2018MorotoNomadic herdCattle, Zebu3pyrexia, nodular skin lesionsSkin Biopsy, blood
December 7, 2018MorotoNomadic herdCattle, Zebu3pyrexia, nodular skin lesionsSkin Biopsy, blood
March 4, 2018SembabuleFarmCattle, Friesian cross2pyrexia, nodular skin lesionsEDTA blood