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Brucellosis is the world's most widespread zoonosis, but also ranks as one of the seven most neglected diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Additionally, it is recognized as the world's most common laboratory-acquired infection. There are a reported 500,000 incident cases of human...

Author(s)
Hull, N. C.; Schumaker, B. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Infection Ecology & Epidemiology, 2018, 8, pp 1500846
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
AbstractFull Text

These proceedings include 5 seminal papers and 27 case studies on developing breeding strategies for lower input animal production environments. The seminal papers emphasize breeding goal definition, structures and procedures for straight-breeding, structures and procedures for crossbreeding and...

Author(s)
Galal, S.; Boyazoglu, J.; Hammond, K.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2000, No.3, pp iii + 570 pp.
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Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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Cover for Montbéliard cattle

Montbéliard cattle are a dual-purpose Bos taurus breed, derived from the Swiss Simmental. The breeding programme originated in the Montbéliard region...

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Cover for Simmental cattle

[This summary was compiled using the following sources: American Simmental Association website; Bradley and Cunningham, 1999; Gillespie, 1995; Mason,...

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Cover for Aberdeen-Angus cattle

The early cattle of Aberdeenshire before the period of improvement began in the mid-18th century were very variable in type, including a mix of...

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Cover for Swiss Brown cattle

The Swiss Brown, also called Braunvieh (German for ‘brown cow’), is derived from the Schwyzer, the best of the mountain breeds that existed in...

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Cover for Mycoplasma bovis infections

Arguably the most important mycoplasma of animals because of the range of diseases and economic losses it causes, M. bovis was first isolated in...

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