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Corynebacterium (C.) diphtheriae is one of the two etiological pathogens for human diphtheria with significant morbidity and mortality. Recently, members of its biovar Belfanti have been described as two novel species, C. belfantii and C. rouxii. The most important virulence factor and also the...

Schlez, K.; Eisenberg, T.; Rau, J.; Dubielzig, S.; Kornmayer, M.; Berger, A.; Wolf, G.; Dangel, A.; Hoffmann, C.; Ewers, C.; Sing, A.
Springer International Publishing AG
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2021, 114, 9, pp 1361-1371
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A vaccine being developed against ovine enzootic abortion by scientists at the Moredun Research Institute has shown promising results in laboratory...

September 2021
CABI Book Info
Cover for Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare.

This 183-paged book covers ways to improve welfare in situations where there is no large corporate buyer to enforce standards. Many of the chapters in the book cover working equids or village dogs. This requires a totally different approach compared to working with corporate supply managers. Many...

2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247237)
CAB ReviewFull Text

The gut microbiota has been a subject of great interest in recent years because the composition and diversity are associated with the maintenance of piglets' health and welfare. This review aims to summarise the composition and diversity of piglet microbiome, the impact on health maintenance,...

August 2021
antibiotics; dietary protein; diets; epithelium; feed additives; fibre; growth promoters; immune response; immune system; immunity; intestinal microorganisms; intestinal mucosa; minerals; morbidity; mortality; organic acids; pathogens; performance; piglet feeding; piglets; prebiotics; probiotics; reviews; species composition; species diversity; weaning; microorganisms
Klein, D. R.; Schneider, L. I.; Silva, J. C. da; Rossi, C. A. R.; Oliveira, V. de

Like all mycoplasmas, M. hyorhinis is small with a genome size of 818 kbp. M. hyorhinis is pleomorphic, lacks a cell wall and has a low G+C ratio...


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Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

March 2017
Villalobos, A. E.
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the metabolic status of beef cows during the final third of gestation and thereafter until the end of the subsequent breeding season. The study was conducted using 30 beef cows, aged between 4 and 11 years, derived from crosses between Charolais and...

Klein, J. L.; Adams, S. M.; Alves Filho, D. C.; Maidana, F. M.; Brondani, I. L.; Cocco, J. M.; Volpatto, R. S.; Robalo, S. S.
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2021, 42, 3, pp 1259-1270
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Background: Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides is the causative organism of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP). It is a trans-boundary disease and an endemic in Nigeria having caused serious financial loss for the country's economy. Aim: This study was undertaken to isolate and confirm the...

Anyika, K. C.; Okaiyeto, S. O.; Sackey, A. K. B.; Kwanashie, C. N.; Luka, P. D.; Ankeli, P. I.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli
Open Veterinary Journal, 2021, 11, 1, pp 174-179
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Background: Rodents are one of the most dangerous reservoirs and carriers of infectious diseases. Gradually, rats have become predominant in cities, sometimes staying in close vicinity to humans, pets, and other animals. Consequently, they tend to increase the transmission risk of pathogens. Case...

Medkour, H.; Laidoudi, Y.; Dahmana, H.; Salvi, B.; Lepidi, H.; Mediannikov, O.; Davoust, B.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli
Open Veterinary Journal, 2021, 11, 1, pp 165-173
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Background: The approach to respiratory diseases in donkeys is similar to that for horses; nevertheless, Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) and tracheal wash cytology in this species have been described only a few times in the literature. Aim: To describe BALF cytological findings in a cohort of...

Vitale, V.; Bonelli, F.; Briganti, A.; Sgorbini, M.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli
Open Veterinary Journal, 2021, 11, 1, pp 160-164
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Background: Novel combinations of ivermectin (IVM) and fluazuron (FLU) are presented as an alternative for the control of ticks in cattle. Applying a combination of drugs with the aim to affect different stages of the parasite's life cycle is established as a potential measure to achieve the...

Robaina, D.; Alvariza, S.; Suárez, G.
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli
Open Veterinary Journal, 2021, 11, 1, pp 154-159

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