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Trueperella pyogenes infections

Trueperella pyogenes (formerly Arcanobacterium pyogenes) is an ubiquitous organism and is the primary cause or a secondary...

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Taenia saginata and T. solium are tapeworms with cattle and pigs, respectively, as the main intermediate hosts, and humans...


Klebsiella pneumoniae-induced mastitis

Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of a group of coliform bacteria (including Escherichia coli, Klebsiella oxytoca and...


Klebsiella pneumoniae-induced pneumonia

Klebsiella spp. are ubiquitous and occur in soil and water, or are part of the normal flora in the gastrointestinal tract of...


Gelbvieh cattle

Gelbvieh is a dual purpose Bos taurus cattle breed which originated in the three Franconian districts of Northern Bavaria, in...

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bovine ephemeral fever

Bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) is probably an ancient disease of cattle and buffalo in Asia and Africa. The disease becomes more evident and...

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bovine ephemeral fever virus

The complete virion of bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) virus is bullet shaped (van der Westhuizen, 1967). Its size...


Solenopsis invicta

Although the exact economic costs of fire ant damage and control are unknown, estimates for southeastern USA have been more than half a...


Suid herpesvirus 1

This text was largely quoted from: Kluge JP, Beran GW, Hill HT, Platt KB, 1999. Pseudorabies (Aujeszky’s disease). In: BE...

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Aujeszky's disease

Aujeszky’s disease (also known as pseudorabies) is a viral disease of pigs that is endemic in most parts of the world. It is caused by...

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