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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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According to Olson and Miller (1987), the initial descriptions of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) were published in German medical literature in...

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Cover for babesiosis

The parasite Babesia is named after Babes, the scientist who first described it in sheep and cattle in 1888 (Levine, 1961). Organisms belonging to...

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Cover for Staphylococcus aureus infections

HistoryThe early classical historical, but un-referenced, description of Micrococcus (Staphylococcus) was recorded by Merchant and Parker (1967)....

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Brucella abortus was isolated from cattle in 1897 by the Danish veterinarian Bernard Bang (Bang, 1897). The disease caused by Brucella abortus (B....

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Cover for Escherichia coli infections

Escherichia coli is an important cause of disease worldwide and occurs in most mammalian species, including humans, and in birds. E. coli are...

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Cover for tuberculosis

Mycobacteria found in soil and water have been isolated from tissues of animals (Kazda, 1973; Falkinham et al., 1979). Mycobacterium fortuitum, a...

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Cryptosporidiosis is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium (family Cryptosporidiidae, order Eucoccidiorida, subclass...

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Rotaviruses are the commonest cause of severe, acute viral gastroenteritis in man, mammals and birds worldwide, with most of cases occurring in young...

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Cover for anthrax

Anthrax is a per-acute, acute or sub-acute disease, primarily affecting herbivores as a soil-borne infection, but also capable of affecting other...