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Beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) in wild parrot populations has been detected in eight countries where it was not known to occur previously,...

Date
September 2018
Abstract

Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium is one of approximately 2,500 distinct serovars of the genus Salmonella but is exceptional in its wide distribution in the environment, livestock, and wild animals. S. Typhimurium causes a large proportion of nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) infections,...

Author(s)
Branchu, P.; Bawn, M.; Kingsley, R. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Publication
Infection and Immunity, 2018, 86, 8, pp e00079-18
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Cover for Animal welfare in a changing world.

This 273-paged book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare for today's, and tomorrow's, world. The issues discussed range from the welfare of hunted animals, to debates around intensive farming versus sustainability, and the effects of climate and environmental change. It explores...

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
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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

Aggression in animals is mostly related to the territory protection, competition for resources like water, food, offspring and mating probabilities. It is an antisocial behavior having strong genetic relation. Current study focused mainly on the screening of genetic marker V158M located in COMT...

Author(s)
Maryam Javed; Farwa Saghir; Naveera Aziz; Maham Saeed; Asif Nadeem; Wasim Shehzad
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1971-1973
AbstractFull Text

Aim: of this study was to determine the prevalence of avian influenza virus (AIV) subtypes (AIV H9, AIV H7 and AIV H5) in non-vaccinated wild and domesticated bird species across Pakistan. During January-December 2013, in total 700 samples were collected from different species of non-vaccinated...

Author(s)
Kausar, A.; Anwar, S.; Siddique, N.; Ahmed, S.; Dasti, J. I.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 4, pp 1347-1354
AbstractFull Text

The present study was undertaken to evaluate morphometry and histomorphology of superficial lymph nodes of forelimb and hindlimb namely Prescapular and Prefemoral in Deccani sheep and Bidri goat. Prescapular and Prefemoral lymph nodes of six Adult Deccani Sheep and Bidri goat collected were...

Author(s)
Aditya; Gadre, K. M.; Ashok Pawar; Arun Kharate; Mukartal, S. Y.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 1159-1161
AbstractFull Text

Background: Pure Eurasian wild boars and/or hybrids with domestic pigs are present in the wild on most continents. These wild pigs have been demonstrated to carry a large number of zoonotic and epizootic pathogens such as Salmonella spp., Yersinia enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis. Wild boar...

Author(s)
Sannö, A.; Rosendal, T.; Aspán, A.; Backhans, A.; Jacobson, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2018, 60, 40, pp (3 July 2018)
AbstractFull Text

Background: Leptospira spp. infect humans and a wide range of domestic and wild animals, but certain species such as small rodents and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) play a particular role as reservoirs and transmission of leptospirosis as they easily adapt to many habitats including human environments....

Author(s)
Żmudzki, J.; Arent, Z.; Jabłoński, A.; Nowak, A.; Zębek, S.; Stolarek, A.; Bocian, Ł.; Brzana, A.; Pejsak, Z.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2018, 60, 34, pp (31 May 2018)

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