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Abstract

Staphylococcus aureus produces capsular polysaccharides (CPs) both in vivo and under defined culture conditions being serotypes 5 and 8 the most prevalent. S. aureus isolates that fail to produce CP5 or CP8 are defined as non-typeable (NT). Loss of capsule expression, however, may lead to S. aureus ...

Author(s)
Ambroggio, M. B.; Perrig, M. S.; Camussone, C.; Pujato, N.; Bertón, A.; Gianneechini, E.; Alvarez, S.; Marcipar, I. S.; Calvinho, L. F.; Barbagelata, M. S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Genetics, 2018, 59, 3, pp 357-363
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book discusses the global market for animal health products focusing on the Brazilian animal health market which is considered the second largest in the world next to USA and overtaking some Latin American Countries. Highlight of this book focused on the economic growth, sales performance, and ...

Author(s)
Axt, B.
Publisher
Informa UK Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Animal health 2013 - Brazil and Latin America, 2013, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

Several initiatives, including research and development, increasing stakeholders' awareness and application of legislation and recommendation, have been carried out in Latin America to promote animal welfare and meat quality. Most activities focused on the impact of pre-slaughter conditions...

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Gallo, C.; Costa, O. A. dalla
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Meat Science, 2012, 92, 3, pp 221-226
Abstract

Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease spread worldwide. The infection in cattle is predominantly caused by Brucella abortus and is usually detected in pregnant females through abortions. The disease is endemic in Argentina; however, infection in humans is underestimated and often not reported....

Author(s)
Aznar, M. N.; Samartino, L. E.; Humblet, M. F.; Saegerman, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2014, 61, 2, pp 121-133
Abstract

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49
AbstractFull Text

An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

This proceedings is comprised of 58 papers covering the implementation of OIE animal welfare standards as well as the needs and possible tools to improve animal welfare globally. Focus is given on the worldwide implementation of the OIE animal welfare standards for transport of livestock by land,...

Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
2nd OIE global conference on animal welfare: putting the OIE standards to work, Cairo (Egypt), 20-22 October 2008, 2011, pp xix + 271 pp.
Abstract

This work gathers reports about Neospora-infections in South America. Neosporainfections have been reported from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Perú and Uruguay. Evidence of exposure to N. caninum was mentioned in cattle, goats, sheep, dogs, cats, water buffaloes, alpacas, llamas, South...

Author(s)
Moore, D. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2005, 127, 2, pp 87-97
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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