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Subclinical ketosis (SCK) and periparturient diseases considerably account for economic and welfare losses in dairy cows. The majority of scientific reports investigating the prevalence of SCK and production diseases are based on empirical studies conducted in Western Europe and North America. The...

Author(s)
Brunner, N.; Groeger, S.; Canelas Raposo, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2019, 3, 1, pp 84-92
Abstract

Equine piroplasmosis is a disease caused by the hemoparasites Babesia caballi and Theileria equi and is considered to be the most important parasitic infection affecting Equidae. The objective of the present study was to carry out an epidemiological molecular and serological survey for the presence ...

Author(s)
Vieira, M. I. B.; Costa, M. M.; Oliveira, M. T. de; Gonçalves, L. R.; André, M. R.; Machado, R. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 179, pp 81-87
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Information on intoxication of livestock by plants in Brazil, in terms of cause, clinical signs and pathology, is compared with information on livestock poisoning by plants in South Africa. Plant poisoning, including mycotoxicosis, is considered to be one of three major causes of death in livestock ...

Author(s)
Penrith, M. L.; Botha, C. J.; Tustin, R. C.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2015, 86, 1, pp Art. #1200
Abstract

Demand for animal protein for human consumption is rising globally at an unprecedented rate. Modern animal production practices are associated with regular use of antimicrobials, potentially increasing selection pressure on bacteria to become resistant. Despite the significant potential...

Author(s)
Boeckel, T. P. van; Brower, C.; Gilbert, M.; Grenfell, B. T.; Levin, S. A.; Robinson, T. P.; Teillant, A.; Laxminarayan, R.
Publisher
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015, 112, 18, pp 5649-5654
Abstract

Bovine Babesiosis (BB) is a tick borne parasitic disease with worldwide over 1.3 billion bovines at potential risk of being infected. The disease, also called tick fever, causes significant mortality from infection by the protozoa upon exposure to infected ticks. An important factor in the spread...

Author(s)
Friedman, A.; Yakubu, A. A.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 2014, 76, 1, pp 98-135
Abstract

Stenocarpella maydis is one of the most prevalent ear and stalk rot pathogens of maize globally, causing reductions of grain quality and yield. Various molecular methods, including polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based techniques and nucleotide microarrays, have been developed for the...

Author(s)
Masango, M. G.; Flett, B. C.; Ellis, C. E.; Botha, C. J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
World Mycotoxin Journal, 2015, 8, 3, pp 341-350
Abstract

Babesia ovata is a tick-transmitted hemoprotozoan parasite that infects cattle. In our study, bovine blood samples (n=2,034) were collected from 10 different countries (Brazil, China, Ghana, Japan, Mongolia, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam) and DNA extracted. The DNA...

Author(s)
Yoshinari, T.; Sivakumar, T.; Asada, M.; Battsetseg, B.; Huang XiaoHong; Dinh Thi Bich Lan; Inpankaew, T.; Ybañez, A. P.; Alhassan, A.; Thekisoe, O. M. M.; Macedo, A. C. C. de; Inokuma, H.; Igarashi, I.; Yokoyama, N.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2013, 75, 2, pp 211-214
Abstract

Sodium monofluoroacetate was first identified in Dichapetalum cymosum, a South African plant that can cause livestock poisoning and death. After, several other plants also showed to contain this toxin, which leads to the "sudden death". Mascagnia rigida, a well identified poisonous plant, commonly...

Author(s)
Cunha, L. C. da; Pípole, F.; Carvalho, L. R. de; Lago, J. H. G.; Górniak, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2012, 60, 3, pp 329-332
Abstract

The administration of recombinant methionyl bovine somatotropin (rMbST) to dairy cows to increase milk yield remains a common practice in many countries including the USA, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and Korea, whereas it has been forbidden within the European Union (EU) since 1999. A rapid...

Author(s)
Suárez-Pantaleón, C.; Huet, A. C.; Kavanagh, O.; Lei, H.; Dervilly-Pinel, G.; Bizec, B. le; Situ, C.; Delahaut, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Analytica Chimica Acta, 2013, 761, pp 186-193
Abstract

Monofluoroacetate (MF) or monofluoroacetic acid is used in Australia and New Zealand for control of native or exotic mammals. The compounds are prohibited in Brazil, as they remain stable for decades and as risk for poisoning of animals and men exists. Cases of criminal and accidental poisonings...

Author(s)
Nogueira, V. A.; Peixoto, T. C.; França, T. N.; Caldas, S. A.; Peixoto, P. V.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2011, 31, 10, pp 823-838

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