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Neosporosis is caused by infection with the protozoa Neospora caninum. It manifests as various neurological symptoms and is considered as one of the main causes of abortion in cattle, and induces uncommon congenital infection in sheep. The standard diagnosis is based on indirect immunofluorescence...

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Sinnott, F. A.; Leal, K. da S.; Silva, M. T. de O.; Pinho, R. B. de; Pappen, F.; Farias, N. A. da R.; Llano, H. A. B.; Melo, D. P. G.; Borsuk, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 281,
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Recent studies show that sheep could be considered to be a maintenance host for the causative agents of animal tuberculosis (TB). The performance of diagnostic tests is not well established, and new tests need to be developed for this species. In addition, information about TB prevalence in sheep...

Author(s)
Infantes-Lorenzo, J. A.; Gortázar, C.; Domínguez, L.; Muñoz-Mendoza, M.; Domínguez, M.; Balseiro, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2020, 129, pp 96-98
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Palyam serogroup virus (PALV) was widely prevalent in China, and its infection has significantly impact on the cattleand sheep breeding industries. However, there was no report on the detection of PALV viral nucleic acid in China. A pair ofgroup-specific primers targeting PLAV Seg-7 gene was...

Author(s)
Li ZhanHong; Liao DeFang; Yang ZhenXing; Zhang Jie; Xiao Lei; Li HuaChun; Yang Heng
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Harbin, China
Citation
Zhongguo Yufang Shouyi Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 42, 1, pp 40-45
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Foot and mouth disease (FMD), a highly contagious and economically important disease of cloven-hoofed animals, is endemic in Ethiopia. Foot and mouth disease outbreak investigation and follow-up studies were undertaken to identify the causative serotype, determine the morbidity and mortality, and...

Author(s)
Belege Tadesse; Amanuel Tesfahun; Molla, W.; Demisse, E.; Jemberu, W. T.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2020, 6, 1, pp 122-132
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This study aimed at determining the seroprevalence of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in domestic ruminants and at characterizing the virus strains circulating in four areas of Chad (East Batha, West Batha, Wadi Fira and West Ennedi). The study was carried out between October and November 2016. A...

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Abdel-Aziz, A. I.; Romey, A.; Relmy, A.; Gorna, K.; Laloy, E.; Métras, R.; Muñoz, F.; Blaise-Boisseau, S.; Zientara, S.; Lancelot, R.; Kassimi, L. B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2020, 6, 1, pp 114-121
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To determine the prevalence of antibodies to Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus and Coxiella burnetii in animals on Caribbean islands we obtained sera from convenience samples of cattle (C), sheep (S), goats (G) and cats (F) from Dominica (C, S, G), Grenada (C, S, G), Montserrat (C, S, G),...

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Johnson, J. W.; Lucas, H.; King, S.; Caron, T.; Wang ChengMing; Kelly, P. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2020, 6, 1, pp 39-43
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Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) surveillance in goats relies on tests initially approved for cattle, subsequently assessed for sheep, and approval extrapolated for use in "small ruminants." The current EU-approved immunodetection tests employ antibodies against various epitopes of the ...

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Simmons, M. M.; Thorne, L.; Ortiz-Pelaez, A.; Spiropoulos, J.; Georgiadou, S.; Papasavva-Stylianou, P.; Andreoletti, O.; Hawkins, S. A. C.; Meloni, D.; Cassar, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2020, 32, 1, pp 87-93
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Background: Fasciola hepatica (liver fluke) affects grazing animals including horses but the extent to which it affects UK horses is unknown. Objectives: To define how liver fluke affects the UK horse population. Study Design: Descriptive, cross-sectional, observational study. Methods: An F....

Author(s)
Howell, A. K.; Malalana, F.; Beesley, N. J.; Hodgkinson, J. E.; Rhodes, H.; Archer, D.; Clough, H. E.; Gilmore, P.; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 194-199
Abstract

Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever (SA-MCF) is a severe lymphoproliferative disease of ruminants caused by ovine gammaherpesvirus-2 (OvHV-2). Since the initial identification of SA-MCF there has been extensive research related to the pathogenesis of OvHV-2, based primarily on serological...

Author(s)
Headley, S. A.; Oliveira, T. E. S.; Li, H.; Lisbôa, J. A. N.; Queiroz, G. R.; Fritzen, J. T. T.; Flores, E. F.; Alfieri, A. A.; Cunha, C. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 174, pp 86-98
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Aims: To prevent the spread of brucellosis, a simple and rapid vertical flow technology (RVFT) for the detection of antibodies targeting brucellosis was developed. Methods and results: In this study, Brucella sp. lipopolysaccharide was purified and used to detect brucellosis antibodies. Sheep IgG...

Author(s)
Shi, F.; Sun, Y.; Wu, Y.; Zhu, M.; Feng, D.; Zhang, R.; Peng, L.; Chen, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2020, 128, 3, pp 794-802

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