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Leptospirosis is an endemic disease in Latin America, caused by pathogenic bacteria of the genus Leptospira. It is considered one of the main causes responsible for the negative economic impact on global livestock by causing reproductive problems. The research aimed to determine the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Campos, Â. P.; Miranda, D. F. H.; Rodrigues, H. W. S.; Lustosa, M. da S. C.; Martins, G. H. C.; Mineiro, A. L. B. B.; Castro, V.; Azevedo, S. S.; Silva, S. M. M. de S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 5, pp 899-907
Abstract

Background: Paralytic form of rabies is frequent in cattle in Latin America, but it is uncommon in goats. There are few clinical reports on furious rabies affecting goats, and the sporadic cases of rabid goats from surveillance programs worldwide lack clinical data. Furthermore, few studies...

Author(s)
Moreira, I. L.; Sousa, D. E. R. de; Ferreira Junior, J. A.; Castro, M. B. de; Fino, T. C. M.; Borges, J. R. J.; Soto-Blanco, B.; Câmara, A. C. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 338, pp (12 November 2018)
Abstract

In several parts of Latin America, the expansion of agriculture over the years has caused loss and reduction of wild fauna natural habitat. Recently, deaths of sheep and cattle have increased due to predation by large carnivores and the resulting retaliation by farmers on predators. Consequently,...

Author(s)
Ubiali, D. G.; Weiss, B. A.; Ubiali, B. G.; Colodel, E. M.; Valderrama-Vasquez, C.; Garrido, E. P.; Tortato, F. R.; Hoogesteijn, R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 12, pp 2266-2277
Abstract

Latin America livestock industries have been especially criticised because of their large greenhouse gas production as a result of the use of degraded forages and performances below production potential. Agriculture contributes a significant amount of the three main greenhouse gases: methane (CH4), ...

Author(s)
Pereira, L. G. R.
Publisher
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2013, 26, Suplemento, pp 264-277
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

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.
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Background: Vampire bats are important rabies virus vectors, causing critical problems in both the livestock industry and public health sector in Latin America. In order to assess the epidemiological characteristics of vampire bat-transmitted rabies, the authors conducted phylogenetic and...

Author(s)
Kobayashi, Y.; Sato, G.; Mochizuki, N.; Hirano, S.; Itou, T.; Carvalho, A. A. B.; Albas, A.; Santos, H. P.; Ito, F. H.; Sakai, T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2008, 4, 44, pp (05 November 2008)

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