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This special issue contains 13 articles from a set of activities in 2016 which highlight the work of the veterinarians and related profession in the rural areas. Topics discussed are: analysis of milk production profitability according to variation in the carbohydrate source used in the...

Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2017, No.34, Suplemento, pp 7-180
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

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
AbstractFull Text

Animal health is a foundation stone of agricultural production, and thus is particularly important in the development of teaching, research and technology transfer. The Escuela Agrícola Panamericana (EAP) has been known since its beginnings in the 40's for its good performance in animal production...

Author(s)
Hincapié, J. J.
Publisher
Zamorano Academic Press, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Citation
CEIBA, 2011, 52, 1, pp 3-12
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
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
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
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
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2008, 88, 4, pp 358-365
Abstract

This report gives details on the animal health and nutrition markets in the 18 countries of Latin America, with details of local animal health status, animal numbers, meat production and market size. The total market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America was worth about $1.5...

Author(s)
Revolledo, L.
Publisher
Animal Pharm Reports, Richmond, UK
Citation
The market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America, 2002, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

The immature stages of the Neotropical tick Ixodes (Ixodes) pararicinus Keirans & Clifford, 1985 are described from specimens in a laboratory colony initiated from engorged females collected on cattle and larvae fed on mice and chickens. The larva and nymph of I. pararicinus are described using SEM ...

Author(s)
Venzal, J. M.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Barros-Battesti, D. M.; Onofrio, V. C.; Beldoménico, P. M.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Systematic Parasitology, 2005, 60, 3, pp 225-234

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