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Covering the welfare and behaviour of livestock species, cultured aquatic species, companion animals including equines, and laboratory and zoo animals

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British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA), who represent the Official Veterinarians (OVs) overseeing...

Date
August 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
Abstract

Objective: To investigate Bartonella infection in rodents at Mudanjiang airport in Heilongjiang province, China. Methods: A total of 33 rodents were captured by night trapping and cage method, and their spleen were aseptically collected to detect Bartonella by PCR. The positive samples obtained...

Authors
Ju WenDong; Yang Fang; Jiao Dan; Wang YanMei; Cheng Cheng; Xu Ning; Han XiYu; Geng Cong; Zhao DeShun; Sun Yi
Publisher
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication
Zhongguo Meijie Shengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 2017, 28, 3, pp 251-254
Miscellaneous

Pastoralists rely on coping and adaptation strategies that have historically allowed them to achieve high levels of productivity, manage the hazards and unpredictability of life in the marginal areas that they occupy and moderate the impacts of shocks (Butt et al., 2009; Hesse and Pattison, 2013;...

Authors
Czuba, K.; Ayala, A. P.; O'Neill, T. J.
Publisher
Oxfam GB
Publication
The impact of in-kind food assistance on pastoralist livelihoods in humanitarian crises, 2017, pp iv + 46 pp.
Abstract

Background: The Leishmania developmental life cycle within its sand fly vector occurs exclusively in the lumen of the insect's digestive tract in the presence of symbiotic bacteria. The composition of the gut microbiota and the factors that influence its composition are currently poorly understood....

Authors
Fraihi, W.; Fares, W.; Perrin, P.; Dorkeld, F.; Sereno, D.; Barhoumi, W.; Sbissi, I.; Cherni, S.; Chelbi, I.; Durvasula, R.; Ramalho-Ortigao, M.; Gtari, M.; Zhioua, E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS)
Publication
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017, 11, 3, pp e0005484
Abstract

Brucellosis is one of the most common zoonoses globally, and Central Asia remains a Brucella hotspot. The World Health Organization classifies brucellosis as a neglected zoonotic disease that is rarely in the spotlight for research and mainly affects poor, marginalized people. Urban and peri-urban...

Authors
Lindahl-Rajala, E.; Hoffman, T.; Fretin, D.; Godfroid, J.; Sattorov, N.; Boqvist, S.; Lundkvist, Ǻ.; Magnusson, U.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS)
Publication
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017, 11, 3, pp e0005367
CABI Book Info
Cover for Peas and beans.

This book describes the most commonly grown large-seeded legumes used as food and feed crops throughout the world. The species considered are: Pisum sativum, in the forms of dried peas (combining peas) and as fresh vegetables (vining peas or fresh market peas); Vicia faba, in the dry form as faba...

Authors
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
Event

6 - 7 October 2017 - Sharjah

Venue
Sharjah
Country
United Arab Emirates
Contact
Petra Pellew
Contact Details
9 Foxhollow, Bar Hill Cambridgeshire, CB23 8EP, United Kingdom.
Tel
+44 (0)1234 817 123
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+44 (0)8723 315 668
CAB ReviewFull Text

The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
animal health; biodiversity; domestic animals; ecosystems; environment; health care; legislation; regulations; sustainability
Authors
Queenan, K.; Garnier, J.; Nielsen, L. R.; Buttigieg, S.; Meneghi, D. de; Holmberg, M.; Zinsstag, J.; Rüegg, S.; Häsler, B.; Kock, R.
AbstractFull Text

A study was carried out to study egg production performance and polymorphism of prolactin gene at promoter region (PRL5). Primer pair PRL5 was used to amplify the 439 bp fragment of the chicken PRL gene containing AGCT sequence for Alul restriction enzyme. PRL5 locus for polymorphism was amplified...

Authors
Yadav, S. K.; Maurya, S. K.; Yadav, A. K.; Anand Kumar; Kamalesh Yadav
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3A, pp 2002-2006

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