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Exotics, Zoo & Wild Animals

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of exotic pets, zoo & wild animals.

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Abstract

Following the 2013-2016 outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, governments across the region imposed a ban on the hunting and consumption of meat from wild animals. This injunction was accompanied by public health messages emphasising the infectious potential of wild meat, or...

Author(s)
Bonwitt, J.; Dawson, M.; Kandeh, M.; Ansumana, R.; Sahr, F.; Brown, H.; Kelly, A. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Social Science & Medicine, 2018, 200, pp 166-173
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
News Article

Researchers at the University of Illinois have published a study in Scientific Reports that could help explain the movement of chronic wasting...

Date
February 2018
Event

1 - 4 August 2018 - Milwaukee, AL

Venue
Milwaukee, AL
Country
USA
Contact
Tara Beasley - Director of Meetings & Events
Contact Details
761 Tiger Oak Drive, Pike Road, AL 36064, USA.
Tel
+1 334 395 4666
CAB ReviewFull Text

Common carp is a widespread freshwater fish inhabiting lower and mid streams of rivers and shallow confined waters in Eurasia. Carp aquaculture in shallow, man-made ponds has a long history and now common carp is the most widely cultured freshwater fish species in the world. In many regions, carp...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
animal breeding; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; clinical aspects; control programmes; disease control; disease distribution; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease resistance; disinfection; economic impact; epidemiology; fish culture; fish ponds; freshwater fishes; international trade; koi herpesvirus disease; lines; losses; morbidity; mortality; outbreaks; regulations; stocking density; trade in animals; vaccination; vaccine development; vaccines; viral diseases; wild animals
Author(s)
Steinhagen, D.; Jung-Schroers, V.; Adamek, M.
AbstractFull Text

The Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) is a unique antelope found only in the Kafue basin of Zambia and is the main source of local income and protein. Its population has been dwindling over the years supposedly due to poaching and environmental pollution in the area and without mention of...

Author(s)
Zulu, V. C.; Mwanza, A. M.; Yoshida, M.; Syakalima, M.; Yasuda, J.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre
Publication
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2018, 52, 3, pp 388-391
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of infection with F. magna flukes in roe deer from the conifer forest Bory Zielonogórskie. Parasitological dissection was performed on 20 roe deer hunted in May 2016. Faecal samples from the animals were examined by the decantation method. One...

Author(s)
Demiaszkiewicz, A. W.; Kowalczyk, R.; Filip, K. J.; Pyziel, A. M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych
Publication
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 4, pp 257-260
AbstractFull Text

In birds many life processes runs in diurnal (e.g. locomotor activity, feeding, melatonin secretion) and seasonal rhythms (e.g. reproduction, song, feathering, migration) depending on the environmental light and the activity of their central clock system (CCS). The structure and mechanisms of the...

Author(s)
Prusik, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych
Publication
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 4, pp 233-242
AbstractFull Text

Emerging parasitic invasions may have a significant influence on wild and domestic animals, as well as humans worldwide. One of the possible sources of infection is the consumption of the meat of wild animals that enable infectious agents to circulate in the environment and transmit them to human...

Author(s)
KoŁodziej-Sobocińska, M.; Miniuk, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych
Publication
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 4, pp 224-227
AbstractFull Text

Recently, the importance of wild-living rodents for maintenance of pathogens of the family Anaplasmataceae in the environment was investigated. These mammals play a role as reservoirs for these pathogens and act as hosts for the immature stages of tick vectors. The aim of the present study was to...

Author(s)
Braga, M. do S. C. de O.; Pereira, J. G.; Fernandes, S. de J.; Marques, I. C. L.; Jesus, R. P. de; Ferreira, G. S.; Xavier, D. R.; Benevenute, J. L.; Machado, R. Z.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária
Publication
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 1, pp 98-104

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