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The innate immune response of the endometrium is crucial to achieve early and quick defence against pathogenic organisms that invade the reproductive tract and the uterus, before the adaptive immune response which develops much later. This early innate response is important to avoid the development ...

Author(s)
Oguejiofor, C. F.; Cheng ZhangRui; Wathes, D. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 051, pp 1-14
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Animal influenza viruses, particularly of both avian and swine origin, are important zoonotic respiratory pathogens, potentially raising public health concerns over its pandemic threat. After the emergence of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus (H1N1pdm09) in the human population in 2009, this virus...

Author(s)
Arunorat, J.; Thanawongnuwech, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 048, pp 1-11
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The objective of this review is to describe how animal welfare assessment may be useful in defining a more objective threshold to decide on the existence of crimes against animals in scenarios where animals are alive. The Protocol for Expert Report on Animal Welfare in case of animal cruelty...

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Molento, C. F. M.; Hammerschmidt, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 039, pp 1-11
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Camel adaptation to its arid and semi-arid environment and its genetic make-up created some differences in its enzyme systems compared with other domestic animals. The camel is similar to ruminants in most of the diagnostic enzymes used to evaluate liver functions. However, some differences from...

Author(s)
Abu Damir, H.; Ali, M. A.; Khalafalla, A. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 041, pp 1-46
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Sustainable development requires integrated cooperation between various disciplines. But interdisciplinary research has proved a challenge. The indigenous knowledge (IK) in development approach arguably offers a promising context in which to further necessary interdisciplinary interaction in view...

Author(s)
Sillitoe, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 033, pp 1-4
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Much has been published regarding the animal welfare aspects of Halal slaughter, particularly when carried out without stunning. Although a significant number of animals are being stunned prior to Halal slaughter in the developed world, in fact, the majority of non-Muslims in these countries are...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Knowles, T. G.; Hadley, P. J.; Wotton, S. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 043, pp 1-6
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Typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis have emerged as prominent causes of bloodstream infection in Africa with high fatalities up to 47%. The transmission routes of typhoidal and reservoir hosts of non-typhoidal Salmonella are not fully understood in Africa. Diverse challenges with in-country...

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Oloso, N.; Fasina, F. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Heerden, H. van; Adesiyun, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 042, pp 1-11
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Although the gastrointestinal tract is frequently described simply as 'the gut', it is actually made up of: (1) an epithelium; (2) a diverse and robust immune arm, which contains most of the immune cells in the body; and (3) the commensal bacteria, which contain more cells than are present in the...

Author(s)
Kogut, M. H.; Yin XiaoNan; Yuan JianMin; Broom, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 031, pp 1-7
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There is a growing need to understand how our current interactions and practices influence fish welfare and wellbeing. Particularly given the increasing use of fish both as model organisms in research, for example zebrafish used in biomedical experiments, and also in terms of food production in...

Author(s)
Braithwaite, V. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 023, pp 1-7
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Animal diseases are a significant source of lost revenue in livestock production systems. Reduction and control of diseases has traditionally been done under three management programs: eradication by test and slaughter, vaccination, and use of antibiotics. However, inadequate efficacy of vaccines...

Author(s)
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 026, pp 1-20

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