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Bluetongue virus overwinters in midges

Bluetongue virus manages to survive the winter by reproducing in the insect that transmits it, say veterinary scientists at the University of...

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Grape seed extract and zinc containing nutritional food supplement prevents onset and progression of age-related cataract in Wistar rats.

Objective: To study possible inhibition of oxidative stress and cataract formation by single combined formulation of grape seed extract and Zincovit tablets against sodium selenite-induced age-related cataract in Wistar rat pups. Methods: Oxidative stress and consequent cataract formation was...

Satyam, S. M.; Bairy, L. K.; Pirasanthan, R.; Vaishnav, R. L.
Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 2014, 18, 5, pp 524-530
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Prion disease zoonosis: assessing risk associated with new and emerging prion agents.

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

September 2014
aetiology; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; brain; brain diseases; chronic wasting disease; Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; disease models; disease transmission; emerging infectious diseases; experimental infections; human diseases; laboratory animals; prion diseases; prion proteins; prions; reviews; risk assessment; scrapie; scrapie agent; zoonoses
Barron, R. M.

Myxobolus cerebralis

Myxobolus cerebralis is a freshwater parasite which cycles between salmon/trout and oligochaete worms. The myxozoan parasite was...

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Cover for Practical canine behaviour: for veterinary nurses and technicians.

Practical canine behaviour: for veterinary nurses and technicians.

The book is divided into four sections. The first section covers the relevant principles of normal canine behaviour and communication, how normal and problem behaviour develops, how it can be changed and the human-canine bond. Understanding of these principles will help inform the later sections of...

Hedges, S.
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
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Antilisterial activity of lactic acid bacteria against Listeria monocytogenes strains originating from different sources.

Eight individual bacteriocin-producing lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains and three bacteriocin-non-producing cheese starter cultures were evaluated for their ability to inhibit the growth of six Listeria monocytogenes strains, originating from the guinea-pig lymph nodes, raw cow milk, and...

Složilová, I.; Purkrtová, S.; Kosová, M.; Mihulová, M.; Šviráková, E.; Demnerová, K.
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Czech Journal of Food Sciences, 2014, 32, 2, pp 145-151
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Quantitative risk assessment of Bacillus cereus in pasteurised milk produced in the Slovak Republic.

Quantitative risk assessment of Bacillus cereus using data from pasteurised milk produced in Slovakia was performed. Monte Carlo simulations were used for probability calculation of B. cereus density at the time of pasteurised milk consumption for several different scenarios. The results of the...

Ačai, P.; Valík, L'.; Liptáková, D.
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Czech Journal of Food Sciences, 2014, 32, 2, pp 122-131
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Quality of cows' milk from organic and conventional farming.

The results of chemical and microbial analyses of raw milk samples coming from organic and conventional farming systems were statistically compared. The samples were analysed during a twelve-month period (June-May). A total of 2206 samples were collected of which 528 were organic. After raw milk...

Kouřimská, L.; Legarová, V.; Panovská, Z.; Pánek, J.
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Czech Journal of Food Sciences, 2014, 32, 4, pp 398-405
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Prevalence and growth dynamics of enterotoxinogenic Staphylococcus aureus isolates in Slovakian dairy products.

We investigated the prevalence of enterotoxigenic S. aureus in the Slovakian dairy products and compared the reliability of different routine methods of identification. Out of 64 isolates, 44% were confirmed as S. aureus. There was only a little correlation in the confirmation by API Staph,...

Medveďová, A.; Studeničová, A.; Valík, L'.; Horváthová, Z.
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Czech Journal of Food Sciences, 2014, 32, 4, pp 337-341
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Gymnorhynchus gigas in Lepidopus caudatus (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Trichiuridae): prevalence and related effects on fish quality.

We evaluated the effects of Gymnorhynchus gigas on the freshness and hygienic quality of Lepidopus caudatus. Total Volatile Basic Nitrogen (TVB-N), Trimethylamine Nitrogen (TMA-N), as well as Specific Spoilage Organisms (SSOs) are the most important freshness indicators in fish. Our study was...

Giarratana, F.; Muscolino, D.; Beninati, C.; Ziino, G.; Giuffrida, A.; Trapani, M.; Panebianco, A.
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Czech Journal of Food Sciences, 2014, 32, 4, pp 320-325

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