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Bovine brucellosis poses a risk to human health and causes serious economic losses for the animal industry. This report describes the use of different diagnostic methods for the diagnosis of brucellosis in cattle affected by cervical bursitis from a slaughterhouse located in São Luís, Maranhão,...

Author(s)
Macedo, A. A. de; Galvão, N. R.; Sá, J. C.; Silva, A. P. de C. da; Mol, J. P. da S.; Santos, L. S. dos; Santos, R. L.; Neta, A. V. de C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 3, pp 697-702
Abstract

This study aimed to present an epidemiological update on rabies in herbivores and wild animals in the State of Maranhão during the period 2010-2018. An analysis was performed, based on the descriptive statistics, through the distribution of relative and absolute frequencies. Of the 409 samples...

Author(s)
Silva, E. M. C.; Pinto, C. S.; Rosa, T. D. S.; Braga, M. S. C.; Martins, N. S.; Oliveira, R. A.; Santos, H. P.; Neta, A. V. C.; Ribeiro, D. L. S.; Santos, L. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 2019, 35, 2, pp 56-62
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The aim of this research was to evaluate serum activities of aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), creatine kinase (CK), gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT), and on serum concentrations of albumin, bilirubin, total and ionized calcium, cholesterol, creatinine, phosphorus,...

Author(s)
Conçeição, W. L. F.; Brito, D. R. B.; Rocha, T. G.; Silva, D. G. da; Chaves, D. P.; Fagliari, J. J.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2019, 20, pp e-33796
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Aiming to evaluate the climatic diversity among the states located in the Northeast Region of Brazil and their adequacy for beef cattle production, the altitude, rainfall, average annual temperature, relative humidity, and temperature humidity index data for 94 cities distributed among the states...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. V. D.; Almeida, E. C.; Pinto, L. F. B.; Bittencourt, T. C. C.; Costa, R. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2018, 6, 1, pp 14-20
Abstract

The aim of the current cross-sectional study is to identify risk factors associated with infections caused by BoHV-1, BVDV, BLV and Brucella abortus in beef cattle herds bred under semi-intensive production system in São Luis Island - MA. Sixteen (16) cattle herds were selected and 160 serum blood...

Author(s)
Bezerra, N. P. C.; Bezerra, D. C.; Santos, H. P.; Pereira, H. de M.; Silva, A. L. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 5-12
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Anaplasma marginale and piroplasm species are widespread among Brazilian cattle herds. Both of these tick-borne pathogens hamper livestock production and cause a significant economic impact. Although buffaloes have demonstrated a high level of adaptability, data on tick-borne pathogens are scarcely ...

Author(s)
Abate, H. L.; Santos, N. J. R. dos; Brito, D. R. B.; Valente, J. D. M.; Vieira, T. S. W. J.; Garcia, J. L.; Vieira, R. F. da C.; Vidotto, O.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 4, pp 593-596
AbstractFull Text

Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella abortus. This disease can cause loss of libido and infertility in males, abortions and endometrites in females. This paper describes the epidemiological situation of bovine brucellosis in the municipality of Codó-MA. The...

Author(s)
Lopes Sobrinho, O. P.; Véras, G. M. C.; Silva, L. F. B. da; Oliveira, L. dos S.; Xavier, R. dos S.; Alvim, J. F.; Costa, D. A. da S.; Pereira, Á. I. S.; Carlos, M. da A. S.; Cantanhede, E. de K. P.; Santos, M. de L. C. dos
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 12, pp a234
Abstract

In Brazil, the assai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) is a native palm of the Amazon biome, being exploited in an extractive and predatory way to obtain palm heart and processed pulp. In recent years, there has been an increase in the exploitation of commercial plantations in the country, since...

Author(s)
Silva, S. A.; Melo, P. A. F. R.; Araújo, J. R. G.; Gomes, J. J. A.; Jesus, T. F.; Neves Junior, A. C. V.; Santos, F. A.; Lemos, R. N. S.; Mondego, J. M.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto), 2018, 10, 10, pp 325-332
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to describe the strategies of the control of an outbreak of leptospiral infection in dairy cattle in Maranhão State, Northeastern Brazil. In the period from January to July 2015, 18 (17%) out of 106 cows presented abortion, six (5.7%) stillbirth, and 12 (11.3%)...

Author(s)
Pimenta, C. L. R. M.; Costa, D. F. da; Silva, M. L. C. R.; Pereira, H. D.; Araújo Júnior, J. P.; Malossi, C. D.; Ullmann, L. S.; Alves, C. J.; Azevedo, S. S. de
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 1, pp 237-241
Abstract

Brazil has the largest commercial cattle herd in the world, consequently the generation of wastewaters in this country has enormously grown, and the absence of treatment of these residues directly affects water bodies and soil near slaughterhouses. Given the possibility of reusing wastewaters, this ...

Author(s)
Dias, I. C. L.; Nunes, G.; Castro, A. C. L. de
Publisher
Grupo Tchê Química, Porte Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Periódico Tchê Química, 2016, 13, 26, pp 59-68

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