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Cover for Aeromonas hydrophila as a foodborne pathogen

Aeromonas hydrophila is an emerging aquatic pathogen, widely distributed in aquatic ecosystems such as freshwater, coastal water and sewage (Hazen et...

Cover for Brucella abortus as a foodborne pathogen

The Roman town of Herculaneum was destroyed by the tremendous volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in August 79 AD. Recently, L. Capasso found bone...

Cover for goat meat

History, domestication and migration of goatsGoats represent among the earliest species of livestock to have evolved with pastoralist humans. The...

Cover for Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia and New Guinea,...

Cover for Cochliomyia hominivorax infestation

Cochliomyia hominivorax is an obligate parasite whose larval stage must feed on the tissue of a living warm-blooded animal to complete the life...


See avian adenoviruses.

Cover for Dichelobacter nodosus

D. nodosus is a Gram negative anaerobe. Its cells are straight or slightly curved rods, which measure 1 to 1.7 x 3 to 6 m m. In smears from lesions,...

Cover for Dictyocaulus viviparus

Dictyocaulus viviparus are white worms, 3.5-8 cm in length which are found in the lumen of the bronchi and trachea.

Cover for Dictyocaulus filaria

Dictyocaulus filaria are white worms, 3.5-9 cm in length, which infect the lumen of the bronchi and trachea.


Dermatophilus congolensis causes an exudative, pustular dermatitis in animals. Cattle, sheep and horses are common hosts; others include goats, pigs,...

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