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The aim of this work was to obtain the best possible estimate of the relevance of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in humans in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Sources of information were a questionnaire filled by the participant...

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Kantor, I. N. de; Ambroggi, M.; Poggi, S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.; Ribeiro, M. O.; Garzón Torres, M. C.; Llerena Polo, C.; Ribón, W.; García, V.; Kuffo, D.; Asencios, L.; Vásquez Campos, L. M.; Rivas, C.; Waard, J. H. de
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Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2008, 88, 4, pp 358-365
Abstract

Five species of Brontaea occur in the New World. B. humilis has been introduced from Europe and is known from a few localities in eastern and Pacific coast Canada and USA. B. normata is an endemic Neotropical species. The other species, B. debilis, B. quadristigma (= B. cilifera syn. nov.) and B....

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Carvalho, C. J. B. de; Pont, A. C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 1997, 14, 3, pp 723-749
Abstract

The data available are discussed in a separate chapter for each country. The highest incidence of bovine TB is in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, particularly in dairy herds. Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have no official data. Central American countries have ...

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Carrillo, C. G.; Szyfres, B.
Publisher
Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization.,
Citation
La tuberculosis animal en las Americas y su trans-mision al hombre., 1963, pp 62 pp.
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Cover for Criollo cattle

Anthropological and palaeontological evidence shows that cattle were absent in America until Christopher Columbus discovered the continent. In 1493,...

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Males weigh between 45 and 55 kilos and females weigh between 25 and 35 kilos. Colouration is highly variable from mostly black, to various shades...

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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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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 bovine herpesvirus 1 infections

Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a contagious viral disease of cattle caused by bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV-1) (Gibbs and Rweyemamu, 1977;...

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Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), belonging to the genus Pestivirus, is one of the most widespread cattle pathogens worldwide. BVDV is responsible...

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Leptospires are motile bacteria with hook-shaped ends, and internal flagella. They can be found in aquatic environments and are sensitive to...

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