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Cover for Quality of life of animals in veterinary medical practice.

This chapter examines the complex concept of quality of life. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of QOL for animals. This chapter likewise suggest how veterinary surgeons, and animal owners, might better assess and improve animals' QOL. Arguably, QOL is/or should be the single most...

Author(s)
Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Cattle, goats and sheep are dominant livestock species in sub-Saharan Africa, with sometimes limited information on the prevalence of major infectious diseases. Restrictions due to notifiable epizootics complicate the exchange of samples in surveillance studies and suggest that laboratory...

Author(s)
Burimuah, V.; Sylverken, A.; Owusu, M.; El-Duah, P.; Yeboah, R.; Lamptey, J.; Frimpong, Y. O.; Agbenyega, O.; Folitse, R.; Tasiame, W.; Emikpe, B.; Owiredu, E. W.; Oppong, S.; Adu-Sarkodie, Y.; Drosten, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2020, 241, pp 108544
Abstract

Objective: This article describes the situation analysis of endemic and emerging zoonoses, and includes prevention and control of zoonoses in Oman. It also suggests possible recommendations toward elimination and risk reduction of emerging zoonoses. Methods: Epidemiologic information has been drawn ...

Author(s)
Al-Awaidy, S.; Al-Hashami, H.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2020, 20, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

A serological survey of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was conducted among dromedary camels and herbivorous animals sharing the same pasturage in Ethiopia. The pseudotyped vesicular stomatitis virus coated with the spike protein of MERS-CoV was used in virus neutralization...

Author(s)
Teramichi, T.; Fukushi, S.; Hachiya, Y.; Melaku, S. K.; Oguma, K.; Sentsui, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2019, 81, 12, pp 1887-1891
Abstract

Dromedary camels are natural host of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). However, there are limited studies of MERS-CoV infection of other domestic mammals exposed to infected dromedaries. We expanded our surveillance among camels in Egypt, Tunisia, and Senegal to include...

Author(s)
Kandeil, A.; Gomaa, M.; Shehata, M.; El-Taweel, A.; Kayed, A. E.; Abiadh, A.; Jrijer, J.; Moatasim, Y.; Kutkat, O.; Bagato, O.; Mahmoud, S.; Mostafa, A.; El-Shesheny, R.; Perera, R. A. P. M.; Ko, R. L. W.; Hassan, N.; Elsokary, B.; Allal, L.; Saad, A.; Sobhy, H.; McKenzie, P. P.; Webby, R. J.; Peiris, M.; Ali, M. A.; Kayali, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Emerging Microbes and Infections, 2019, 8, 1, pp 103-108
Abstract

We analyzed the epidemiological features of adult dairy cattle diarrhea using etiological diagnosis data from the livestock hygiene service centers in 18 prefectures of Japan between 2004 and 2013. Among 212 cases, 45% were diagnosed as a bovine coronavirus (BCV) infection; 3-9% of the cases were...

Author(s)
Fukuda, M.; Tsunemitsu, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 72, 11, pp 679-685
Abstract

Swine acute diarrhoea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV) was a new coronavirus associated with acute watery diarrhoea and ill-health in newborn piglets, first found in Guangdong province of China in 2017. A nested RT-PCR assay was used to investigate the SADS-CoV in clinical samples from pigs in the 2 ...

Author(s)
Zhang YuHan; Yuan WeiFeng; Zhang FanFan; Li Kai; Li ZhiQuan; Song DePing; Tang YuXin
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Swine Production, Liaoning, China
Citation
Swine Production, 2019, No.4, pp 113-117
Abstract

5 pig farms with different immunization procedures were selected, and the colostrum antibody levels were detected by swine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) IgA ELISA kit. According to the test results, 5 groups of colostrum samples with different optical density (OD) values were selected, and their...

Author(s)
Pan XiaoCheng; Rui CongJie; Shen XueHuai; Zhao RuiHong; Dai Yin; Hu XiaoMiao; Hou HongYan; Zhou XueLi; Zhang DanJun
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Swine Production, Liaoning, China
Citation
Swine Production, 2019, No.3, pp 121-123
Abstract

We tested samples collected from camels, camel workers, and other animals in Sudan and Qatar in 2015 and 2017 for evidence of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. MERS-CoV antibodies were abundant in Sudan camels, but we found no evidence of MERS-CoV infection in camel ...

Author(s)
Farag, E.; Sikkema, R. S.; Mohamedani, A. A.; Bruin, E. de; Munnink, B. B. O.; Chandler, F.; Kohl, R.; Linden, A. van der; Okba, N. M. A.; Haagmans, B. L.; Brand, J. M. A. van den; Elhaj, A. M.; Abakar, A. D.; Nour, B. Y. M.; Mohamed, A. M.; Alwaseela, B. E.; Ahmed, H.; Alhajri, M. M.; Koopmans, M.; Reusken, C.; Elrahman, S. H. A.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2019, 25, 12, pp 2333-2335
Abstract

Background: Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has caused enormous economic losses to the global pig industry. Currently available PEDV vaccine strains have limited protective effects against PEDV variant strains. Methods: In this study, the highly virulent epidemic virus strain CT was serially ...

Author(s)
Wu Yu; Li Wei; Zhou QingFeng; Li QunHui; Xu ZhiChao; Shen HanQin; Chen Feng
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Virology Journal, 2019, 16, 121, pp (28 October 2019)

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