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Accurately identifying Mycobacterium bovis-infected cattle is critical for bovine tuberculosis prevention and control. One method for identifying infected cattle is an ELISA developed by IDEXX laboratories, which detects antibodies to two M. bovis proteins, MPB70 and MPB83. The assay's sensitivity...

Author(s)
Trost, B.; Stuber, T.; Surujballi, O.; Nelson, J.; Robbe-Austerman, S.; Smith, N. H.; Desautels, L.; Tikoo, S. K.; Griebel, P.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 22763
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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) can lead to sanitary barriers to international trade and involves high investments for control and great losses in the event of an outbreak. This study investigated the impacts caused by FMD on the exports of fresh beef from Brazil after the 2005 outbreak and the...

Author(s)
Garcia, D. C. C.; Sá, C. V. G. C. de; McManus, C. M.; Melo, C. B. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2015, 16, 4, pp 525-537
Abstract

We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

Author(s)
Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
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Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
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This paper reviews and examines the effectiveness of the 'singleton protocol' which was initiated in 1996 by the Irish Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to address the shortfall in a specifity of the single intradermal comparative cervical test (SICCT) for bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Waters, W. R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 170, 20, pp 514-515
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This chapter discusses the effects of direct risk reducing measures such as inspection and interception on the structure of trade. Focus is given on how inspection and interception regimes induce both supply and demand responses for commodities affected. The impact of these responses on disease...

Author(s)
Wang, Q.; Fenichel, E. P.; Perrings, C. A.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Health and animal agriculture in developing countries, 2012, pp 119-134
Abstract

II. A vitamin deficiency in ruminants in the Argentine was reported, caused by a diet of Cynodon hirsutus and C. dactylon. HCN, produced by these grasses, appears to destroy the micro-organisms synthesizing vitamins of the B complex. The conditions responded to injections of the above mentioned...

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Recent developments affecting livestock production in the Americas, 1956, pp 83-98 pp.
Abstract

Research on FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was conducted in several countries. Samples of the virus from the outbreak in Mexico in 1950 were identified in tests carried out in England and Mexico as Type A. Antiserum of O, A, and C types from the Foot and Mouth Disease Research Institute, England were used...

Author(s)
Cardon, P. V.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Report of the Administrator of Agricultural Research 1951., 1951, pp 497 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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Haemophilus somnus has been described as the etiological agent of a variety of diseases in cattle and sheep including thrombotic meningoencephalitis...

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Cover for bovine adenoviruses infections

Rowe et al. (1953) isolated a new virus from cultures of human adenoids. The currently accepted name,

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