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The European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) is a marine fish of key economic and cultural importance in Europe. It is now more an aquaculture than a fisheries species (>96% of the production in 2016), although modern rearing techniques date back only from the late 1980s. It also has high...

Author(s)
Vandeputte, M.; Gagnaire, P. A.; Allal, F.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 3, pp 195-206
Abstract

Background: Benzimidazole (BZ) resistance is an increasingly serious problem due to the excessive use of this anthelmintic for controlling Haemonchus contortus, which is one of the major gastrointestinal nematodes infecting small ruminants worldwide. Three known single nucleotide polymorphisms...

Author(s)
Shen DongDong; Peng ZhiWei; Hu Min; Zhang ZongZe; Hou ZhiJun; Liu ZhenSheng
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 89, pp (12 March 2019)
Abstract

The wild boar is an ancestor of the domestic pig and an important game species with the widest geographical range of all ungulates. Although a large amount of data are available on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) variability in domestic pigs, only a few studies have been performed on wild...

Author(s)
Arbanasić, H.; Konjević, D.; Vranković, L.; Bujanić, M.; Stipoljev, S.; Balažin, M.; Šprem, N.; Škorić, D.; Galov, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 1, pp 33-41
Abstract

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), caused by FMD virus (FMDV; Aphthovirus, Picornaviridae), is a highly contagious and economically important disease of cloven-hoofed domestic livestock and wildlife species worldwide. Subsequent to the clinical phase of FMD, a large proportion of FMDV-infected ruminants ...

Author(s)
Bertram, M. R.; Vu, L. T.; Pauszek, S. J.; Brito, B. P.; Hartwig, E. J.; Smoliga, G. R.; Hoang, B. H.; Phuong, N. T.; Stenfeldt, C.; Fish, I. H.; Hung, V. V.; Delgado, A.; Vanderwaal, K.; Rodriguez, L. L.; Long, N. T.; Dung, D. H.; Arzt, J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, July, pp 174
Abstract

Highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) of H5 subtype have persistently caused outbreaks in domestic poultry and wild birds worldwide and sporadically infected humans. Rapid and accurate diagnosis is one of the key strategies for the control of H5 HPAIVs. However, the sensitivity of the...

Author(s)
Lam Thanh Nguyen; Nakaishi, K.; Motojima, K.; Ohkawara, A.; Minato, E.; Maruyama, J.; Hiono, T.; Matsuno, K.; Okamatsu, M.; Kimura, T.; Takada, A.; Kida, H.; Sakoda, Y.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 8, pp e0182228
Abstract

Background: Avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1) viruses are globally distributed, infect wild, peridomestic, and domestic birds, and sometimes lead to outbreaks of disease. Thus, the maintenance, evolution, and spread of APMV-1 viruses are relevant to avian health. Methods: In this study we...

Author(s)
Ramey, A. M.; Goraichuk, I. V.; Hicks, J. T.; Dimitrov, K. M.; Poulson, R. L.; Stallknecht, D. E.; Bahl, J.; Afonso, C. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Virology Journal, 2017, 14, 43, pp (3 March 2017)
Abstract

The genus Mycoplasma, a group of free-living, wall-less prokaryotes includes more than 100 species of which dozens are primary pathogens of humans and domesticated animals. Mycoplasma species isolated from wildlife are rarely investigated but could provide a fuller picture of the evolutionary...

Author(s)
Ambroset, C.; Pau-Roblot, C.; Game, Y.; Gaurivaud, P.; Tardy, F.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, May, pp 939
Abstract

Y-chromosome markers are important tools for studying male-specific gene flow within and between populations, hybridization patterns and kinship. However, their use in non-human mammals is often hampered by the lack of Y-specific polymorphic markers. We identified new male-specific short tandem...

Author(s)
Iacolina, L.; Brajković, V.; Canu, A.; Šprem, N.; Cubric-Curik, V.; Fontanesi, L.; Saarma, U.; Apollonio, M.; Scandura, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2016, 47, 6, pp 682-690
Abstract

Since its discovery, Porcine circovirus type 2 has emerged as one of the most relevant swine infectious diseases, causing relevant economic losses for the pig industry. While four genotypes were identified, only three (PCV2a, PCV2b and PCV2d) are currently circulating and display a worldwide...

Author(s)
Franzo, G.; Cortey, M.; Castro, A. M. M. G. de; Piovezan, U.; Szabo, M. P. J.; Drigo, M.; Segalés, J.; Richtzenhain, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2015, 178, 1/2, pp 158-162
Abstract

Infectious pathogens from wild animals have become increasingly important throughout the world in recent years, as they have had a substantial impact in livestock and human health. A large number of pathogens (61% of the 1415 currently identified human pathogens within 313 different genera) are...

Author(s)
Billinis, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2013, 110, 2/3, pp 67-70

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