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This study was conducted to ascertain the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in cattle of different breeds reared under different faming systems and agro-climatic zones of Himachal Pradesh. Tuberculin reactors (17) were detected only in organized dairy farms. Prevalence (15/595, 2.5%) of the disease ...

Author(s)
Sushil Sharma; Panda, A. K.; Atul Kumar; Thakur, S. D.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2019, 89, 1, pp 46-48
Abstract

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is the most important tick-transmitted human viral disease in Europe and Asia with up to 10 000 human cases annually. The etiologic agents of TBE are the three subtypes of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), a member of the genus Flavivirus in the family ...

Author(s)
Dobler, G.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2018, 39, 4, pp 191-194
Abstract

Finger millet (Eleusine coracana L. Gaertn) is an important minor millet for food and nutritional security in semi-arid regions of the world. The crop has wide adaptability and can be grown right from high hills in Himalayan region to coastal plains. It provides food grain as well as palatable...

Author(s)
Salej Sood; Joshi, D. C.; Chandra, A. K.; Anil Kumar
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Planta, 2019, 250, 3, pp 731-751
Abstract

Background: The zoonotic parasite Taenia saginata transmits between humans, the definitive host (causing taeniosis), and bovines as the intermediate host (causing cysticercosis). Central and western Asia and the Caucasus have large cattle populations and beef consumption is widespread. However, an...

Author(s)
Torgerson, P. R.; Abdybekova, A. M.; Minbaeva, G.; Shapiyeva, Z.; Thomas, L. F.; Dermauw, V.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Gabriël, S.; Dorny, P.; Braae, U. C.; Saratsis, A.; Robertson, L. J.; Bobić, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 175, pp (18 April 2019)
Abstract

A baseline survey was conducted to know the status of haemato-biochemical and mineral parameters in crossbred cattle from 3 different agro-climatic zones of Jammu division. Blood samples (301) from cattle of various age groups were collected and analyzed. The average values of Hb, PCV, glucose,...

Author(s)
Singh, R.; Singh, V.; Baigh, S. A.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2016, 86, 10, pp 1125-1131
Abstract

The Sichuan takin inhabits the bamboo forests in the Eastern Himalayas and is considered as a national treasure of China with the highest legal protection and conservation status considered as vulnerable according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. In this study, fecal samples of 71...

Author(s)
Guan TianPei; Teng, J. L. L.; Yeong KaiYan; You ZhangQiang; Liu Hao; Wong, S. S. Y.; Lau, S. K. P.; Woo, P. C. Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virology, 2018, 521, pp 77-91
Abstract

Taenia saginata is the most common species of tapeworm infecting humans. Infection is acquired by eating cysticercus larvae in undercooked beef. A closely related species, T. asiatica, is found in eastern and southeastern Asia. The larvae of T. asiatica develop in viscera of pigs. In northern...

Author(s)
Konyaev, S. V.; Nakao, M.; Ito, A.; Lavikainen, A.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2017, 23, 12, pp 2030-2037
Abstract

Background: Brucellosis is regarded as a major zoonotic infection worldwide. Awareness and knowledge of brucellosis among occupational workers is considered an important aspect of brucellosis control in both humans and animals. The aim of this study was to explore the distributions of the pooled...

Author(s)
Zhang Ning; Zhou Hao; Huang DeSheng; Guan Peng
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019, 13, 5, pp e0007366
Abstract

Background: In many Asian countries including Bangladesh E. coli O157 are prevalent in animal reservoirs and in the food chain, but the incidence of human infection due to E. coli O157 is rare. One of the reasons could be inability of the organism from animal origin to produce sufficient amount of...

Author(s)
Mahdia Rahman; Ashikun Nabi; Md Asadulghani; Faruque, S. M.; Islam, M. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Microbiology, 2018, 18, 98, pp (31 August 2018)
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview.

This chapter discussed briefly the current economic status and trends with regards to livestock production and highlights the inter-dependence of livestock production and climate change as well as the impact of climate change to the livestock sector.

Author(s)
Prasad, C. S.; Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter

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