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Background: Additional vector control tools (VCTs) are needed to supplement insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) to achieve malaria elimination in many settings. To identify options for expanding the malaria vector control toolbox, we conducted a systematic review of...

Author(s)
Williams, Y. A.; Tusting, L. S.; Hocini, S.; Graves, P. M.; Killeen, G. F.; Kleinschmidt, I.; Okumu, F. O.; Feachem, R. G. A.; Tatarsky, A.; Gosling, R. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2018, 99, pp 345-379
Abstract

Design and reporting quality of diagnostic accuracy studies (DAS) are important metrics for assessing utility of tests used in animal and human health. Following standards for designing DAS will assist in appropriate test selection for specific testing purposes and minimize the risk of reporting...

Author(s)
Laurin, E.; Thakur, K. K.; Gardner, I. A.; Hick, P.; Moody, N. J. G.; Crane, M. S. J.; Ernst, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Fish Diseases, 2018, 41, 5, pp 729-749
Abstract

Floor space allowance for pigs has substantial effects on pig growth and welfare. Data from 30 papers examining the influence of floor space allowance on the growth of finishing pigs was used in a meta-analysis to develop alternative prediction equations for average daily gain (ADG), average daily...

Author(s)
Flohr, J. R.; Dritz, S. S.; Tokach, M. D.; Woodworth, J. C.; DeRouchey, J. M.; Goodband, R. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 5, pp 1022-1029
Abstract

On pig farms, a high proportion of the cost of production comes from feed costs. However, the use of alternative ingredients such as legume seeds may help to reduce this cost. In fact, legume seeds are an important source of essential amino acids (EAA) and can therefore be an alternative to oilseed ...

Author(s)
Messad, F.; Létourneau-Montminy, M. P.; Charbonneau, E.; Sauvant, D.; Guay, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 5, pp 940-949
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Objective: The purpose of this article is to review the association of the obesity pandemic with appearance of cancers in young adults under age 50 and to define potential mechanisms by which obesity may accelerate the development of malignancy. Methods: A comprehensive narrative review was...

Author(s)
Berger, N. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Obesity, 2018, 26, 4, pp 641-650
Abstract

As a significant zoonosis, cystic echinococcosis (CE) is endemic in some parts of the world, such as the Middle East. There are studies on the prevalence of this infection in animal and human reservoirs in Iran; hence, we conducted this meta-analysis to elucidate the prevalence of CE in Iran....

Author(s)
Khalkhali, H. R.; Foroutan, M.; Khademvatan, S.; Majidiani, H.; Aryamand, S.; Khezri, P.; Aminpour, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2018, 92, 3, pp 260-268
Abstract

Cryptic parasite diversity is a major issue for taxonomy and systematics, and for attempts to control diseases of humans, domestic animals and wildlife. Here, we re-examine an earlier report that, after correcting for sampling effort, more cryptic species of trematodes are found per published study ...

Author(s)
Pérez-Ponce de León, G.; Poulin, R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2018, 92, 2, pp 197-202
Abstract

Rodents represent 42% of the world's mammalian biodiversity encompassing 2,277 species populating every continent (except Antarctica) and are reservoir hosts for a wide diversity of disease agents. Thus, knowing the identity, diversity, host-pathogen relationships, and geographic distribution of...

Author(s)
Milholland, M. T.; Castro-Arellano, I.; Suzán, G.; Garcia-Peña, G. E.; Lee, T. E., Jr.; Rohde, R. E.; Aguirre, A. A.; Mills, J. N.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2018, 15, 1, pp 163-208
Abstract

Background: The speedy rate of change in the environmental and socio-economics factors may increase the incidence, prevalence and risk of schistosomiasis infections in Zambia. However, available information does not provide a comprehensive understanding of the biogeography and distribution of the...

Author(s)
Kalinda, C.; Chimbari, M. J.; Mukaratirwa, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 41, pp (30 April 2018)
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Aim: The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and pathological findings of acute bovine pulmonary edema and emphysema (ABPEE) and left endocardial fibroelastosis in an adult dairy cow. In addition, a review of recent literature of these two conditions is provided. Materials and Methods:...

Author(s)
Hananeh, W. M.; Ismail, Z. B.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2018, 11, 7, pp 971-976

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