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Abstract

Latin America is the definition of the American group, where languages of Latin origin are spoken, including countries in South, Central, and North America. Paratuberculosis is a gastrointestinal contagious chronic disease that affects ruminants, whose etiological agent is the bacilli Mycobacterium ...

Author(s)
Espeschit, I. F.; Schwarz, D. G. G.; Faria, A. C. S.; Souza, M. C. C.; Paolicchi, F. A.; Juste, R. A.; Carvalho, I. A.; Moreira, M. A. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 8, pp 1557-1576
Abstract

Enzootic bovine leucosis is an infectious disease caused by Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) and is well described in bovines. The majority of infected animals are asymptomatic, one to five percent develop lymphoma and from 30 to 50% present a persistent lymphocytosis. The virus occurs naturally in ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, C. H. S. de; Resende, C. F.; Oliveira, C. M. C.; Barbosa, J. D.; Fonseca Junior, A. A.; Leite, R. C.; Reis, J. K. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 129, pp 9-12
Abstract

Cavernicola pilosa is a triatomine species that lives in caves and feeds on bat blood. This vector has a wide geographical distribution, and is found in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. Little is known about the reproductive biology of this species, because most previous studies have...

Author(s)
Souza, E. S.; Alevi, K. C. C.; Ribeiro, A. R.; Furtado, M. B.; Atzingen, N. C. B. V.; Azeredo-Oliveira, M. T. V.; Rosa, J. A.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2015, 14, 4, pp 13889-13893
Abstract

Success of the cattle industry in Latin America is impeded by the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, through decreases in milk production and mass gain and increased risk of secondary infection and rabies. We used ecological niche modeling to predict the current potential distribution of D....

Author(s)
Lee, D. N.; Papescedilla˜, M.; Bussche, R. A. van den
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 8, pp e42466
Abstract

Spoligotyping is the most frequently used method for genotyping isolates of Mycobacterium bovis worldwide. In the current work, we compared spoligotypes from 1684 M. bovis isolates from Argentina (816), Brazil (412), Chile (66), Mexico (274) and Venezuela (116), obtained from cattle, humans, pigs,...

Author(s)
Zumárraga, M. J.; Arriaga, C.; Barandiaran, S.; Cobos-Marín, L.; Waard, J. de; Estrada-Garcia, I.; Figueiredo, T.; Figueroa, A.; Giménez, F.; Gomes, H. M.; Gonzalez-y-Merchand, J. A.; Macías, A.; Milián-Suazo, F.; Rodríguez, C. A. R.; Santillán, M. A.; Suffys, P. N.; Trangoni, M. D.; Zárraga, A. M.; Cataldi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2013, 94, 1, pp 9-21
Abstract

Species of the subgenus Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) have been reported in cattle and other domestic and wild ruminants worldwide. A previous study in Brazil found at least four genotypes infecting cattle (Bos taurus), but only one in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). However, the small number of...

Author(s)
Garcia, H. A.; Rodrigues, A. C.; Martinkovic, F.; Minervino, A. H. H.; Campaner, M.; Nunes, V. L. B.; Paiva, F.; Hamilton, P. B.; Teixeira, M. M. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2011, 41, 13/14, pp 1385-1396
Abstract

A study was conducted to assess stress in bulls. A total of 40 crossbred Brahman bulls (16 from Brazil and 24 from Venezuela) were selected at random from a slaughterhouse in the Midwestern region of Venezuela. Blood samples were taken for leukocytes count. Also, the cortisol concentration was...

Author(s)
Pargas-Alvarado, H. L.; Mendoza, M. A.; Márquez, Y. C.; Bastidas, Z.; Rivero, J. M.; Colmenárez, D. A.; Puzzar, S.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Maracay, Venezuela
Citation
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2014, 55, 2, pp 88-95
Abstract

South America has the largest commercial herd in the world, with 337 million bovines and buffaloes. Investments to control foot and mouth disease (FMD) in 2007 in South America reached a record of US$814 million. The strong public-private partnership allows the success and marked reduction in the...

Author(s)
Guedes, S. C.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 152-155
Abstract

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been known since 1514, when Fracastorius described the occurrence of an outbreak of a disease in bovines, which was probably identical to FMD. Since then, this disease has affected all continents, though it never occurred in New Zealand, probably because of its...

Author(s)
Schudel, A. A.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 159-162
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South America.

This chapter gives an overview of the long-distance transport of animals for slaughter in South America, with special regard to inherent sociocultural, livestock production, climatic and geographic conditions, as well as trade, stakeholders, legal framework, research and training in the field....

Author(s)
Gallo, C. B.; Tadich, T. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter

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