Experts and Doctors on viral vaccines in Israel


Locale: Israel
Topic: viral vaccines

Top Publications

  1. Davidson I, Raibshtein I, Altori A, Elkin N. Infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) vaccine intake evaluation by detection of virus amplification in feather pulps of vaccinated chickens. Vaccine. 2016;34:1630-1633 pubmed publisher
    ..The sensitivity of detection of the nested rtPCR was greater by 1000 compared to conventional nested PCR and 10 times that real-time PCR. ..
  2. Benvenisti L, Rogel A, Kuznetzova L, Bujanover S, Becker Y, Stram Y. Gene gun-mediate DNA vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease virus. Vaccine. 2001;19:3885-95 pubmed
    ..Following the application of FMDV expression constructs into pigs skin by 'Gene Gun', pigs were partially protected from FMDV challenge. ..
  3. Pitcovski J, Gutter B, Gallili G, Goldway M, Perelman B, Gross G, et al. Development and large-scale use of recombinant VP2 vaccine for the prevention of infectious bursal disease of chickens. Vaccine. 2003;21:4736-43 pubmed
    ..The advantages of a subunit vaccine over an inactivated one are discussed. This approach will enable rapid adjustment to new virulent strains if and when they appear. ..
  4. Elnekave E, Li Y, Zamir L, Even Tov B, Hamblin P, Gelman B, et al. The field effectiveness of routine and emergency vaccination with an inactivated vaccine against foot and mouth disease. Vaccine. 2013;31:879-85 pubmed publisher
    ..3). ..
  5. Sprecher E, David D, Yadin H, Peleg B, Becker Y. Mouse footpad Langerhans cells as an indicator for safety of foot and mouth disease virus vaccines. J Virol Methods. 1990;29:189-96 pubmed
  6. Velan B. Acceptance on the move: public reaction to shifting vaccination realities. Hum Vaccin. 2011;7:1261-70 pubmed publisher
    ..All together, changes in vaccination enhance debates and dialogues about vaccines, and lead to higher awareness and more conscious acceptance. ..
  7. Samina I, Khinich Y, Simanov M, Malkinson M. An inactivated West Nile virus vaccine for domestic geese-efficacy study and a summary of 4 years of field application. Vaccine. 2005;23:4955-8 pubmed
    ..In extensive field trials conducted in 2001--2003, the vaccine was demonstrated to be safe and efficacious, and over 3 million doses were manufactured in 2000--2003. ..
  8. Fingerut E, Gutter B, Goldway M, Eliahoo D, Pitcovski J. B subunit of E. coli enterotoxin as adjuvant and carrier in oral and skin vaccination. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2006;112:253-63 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that the addition of brLTB makes oral and transcutaneous vaccination with protein antigens possible...
  9. Menasherow S, Erster O, Rubinstein Giuni M, Kovtunenko A, Eyngor E, Gelman B, et al. A high-resolution melting (HRM) assay for the differentiation between Israeli field and Neethling vaccine lumpy skin disease viruses. J Virol Methods. 2016;232:12-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This assay is not only in full agreement with the previously published PCR gradient and restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) tests but it is faster with, fewer steps, cheaper and dependable. ..

More Information


  1. Brenner J, Bellaiche M, Gross E, Elad D, Oved Z, Haimovitz M, et al. Appearance of skin lesions in cattle populations vaccinated against lumpy skin disease: statutory challenge. Vaccine. 2009;27:1500-3 pubmed publisher
    ..6 and 33.7%, respectively). This data suggests that the potency of the vaccine need to be re-assessed for beef cattle...
  2. Davidson I, Shkoda I, Perk S. Integration of the reticuloendotheliosis virus envelope gene into the poultry fowlpox virus genome is not universal. J Gen Virol. 2008;89:2456-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The REV inserts were heterogeneous in size. In addition to poultry and wild bird isolates, three FWPV vaccine virus strains were examined and found to contain only remnant REV-LTR and no REV envelope gene fragments...
  3. Gutter B, Fingerut E, Gallili G, Eliahu D, Perelman B, Finger A, et al. Recombinant egg drop syndrome subunit vaccine offers an alternative to virus propagation in duck eggs. Avian Pathol. 2008;37:33-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study has shown that two vaccinations with the recombinant knob-s protein elicited high neutralizing antibody titres that persisted for more than 50 weeks of lay...
  4. Vasserman Y, Eliahoo D, Hemsani E, Kass N, Ayali G, Pokamunski S, et al. The influence of reovirus sigma C protein diversity on vaccination efficiency. Avian Dis. 2004;48:271-8 pubmed
    ..The results of this study highlight the need to reconsider vaccinations against ARV in terms of the strains to be used and of the method of identifying protective antibodies transferred to progeny...
  5. Dagan R. Treatment of acute otitis media - challenges in the era of antibiotic resistance. Vaccine. 2000;19 Suppl 1:S9-S16 pubmed
    ..Whether these efforts will prove successful or, even if successful, will only modify the clinical and bacteriologic picture presenting new challenges, only time will tell. ..
  6. Yeruham I, Perl S, Nyska A, Abraham A, Davidson M, Haymovitch M, et al. Adverse reactions in cattle to a capripox vaccine. Vet Rec. 1994;135:330-2 pubmed
    ..The histopathological lesions were similar to those of lumpy skin disease. The extent of the lesions appeared to be stress-related and, to a lesser degree, correlated with age and breed...
  7. Davidson I, Nagar S, Ribshtein I, Shkoda I, Perk S, Garcia M. Detection of wild- and vaccine-type avian infectious laryngotracheitis virus in clinical samples and feather shafts of commercial chickens. Avian Dis. 2009;53:618-23 pubmed
    ..The vaccine virus-type and the wild-type ILTV differed by their distinct restriction pattern when using the HaeIII restriction enzyme digestion of the nested amplification product...
  8. Harrus S, Waner T, Aizenberg -, Safra N, Mosenco A, Radoshitsky M, et al. Development of hypertrophic osteodystrophy and antibody response in a litter of vaccinated Weimaraner puppies. J Small Anim Pract. 2002;43:27-31 pubmed
    ..The results obtained and the previously reported data suggest that a larger controlled study is needed to further elucidate the effect of different vaccination protocols on HOD and immunisation in Weimaraner puppies...
  9. Pitcovski J, Cahaner A, Heller E, Zouri T, Gutter B, Gotfried Y, et al. Immune response and resistance to infectious bursal disease virus of chicken lines selected for high or low antibody response to Escherichia coli. Poult Sci. 2001;80:879-84 pubmed
    ..No difference was found in this parameter between the latter two groups. Possible explanations for the differences in the line response to VP2 and VP3 are discussed. ..