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Background: The south of Chile constitutes the main cattle milk producing area of the country. Regarding leptospirosis control in Chile, there is neither an official program nor an epidemiological characterization of smallholder dairy farms. This study was carried out to determine Leptospira...

Author(s)
Salgado, M.; Otto, B.; Sandoval, E.; Reinhardt, G.; Boqvist, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 126, pp (6 June 2014)
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
Abstract

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic intestinal infection mainly in domestic and wild ruminants and is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route. Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) produces a chronic infection principally of the respiratory system. It affects most...

Author(s)
Steuer, P.; Raffo, E.; Monti, G.; Salgado, M. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 8, pp 1449-1455
Abstract

In Chile, cow carcasses present the highest bruise prevalence compared with other cattle categories; however, the causes of the bruises are frequently unknown. In this study, 52 cull cows were transported to the slaughterhouse in three batches under identical transport conditions. A combination of...

Author(s)
Strappini, A. C.; Metz, J. H. M.; Gallo, C.; Frankena, K.; Vargas, R.; Freslon, I. de; Kemp, B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2013, 7, 3, pp 485-491
Abstract

The feasibility of alternate dairy control as an alternative to traditional dairy control was evaluated. Adjustment factors were obtained for morning (AM) and afternoon (PM) milkings and applied to animals subjected to alternate dairy control to estimate uncontrolled milking and total daily milk...

Author(s)
Gecele, P.; Marín, M. P.; Burrows Galan, J.; Jiménez Vásquez, M.; Alvear Suitt, C.; Pantoja Neira, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2014, 42, 4, pp 429-433
Abstract

Spoligotyping is the most frequently used method for genotyping isolates of Mycobacterium bovis worldwide. In the current work, we compared spoligotypes from 1684 M. bovis isolates from Argentina (816), Brazil (412), Chile (66), Mexico (274) and Venezuela (116), obtained from cattle, humans, pigs,...

Author(s)
Zumárraga, M. J.; Arriaga, C.; Barandiaran, S.; Cobos-Marín, L.; Waard, J. de; Estrada-Garcia, I.; Figueiredo, T.; Figueroa, A.; Giménez, F.; Gomes, H. M.; Gonzalez-y-Merchand, J. A.; Macías, A.; Milián-Suazo, F.; Rodríguez, C. A. R.; Santillán, M. A.; Suffys, P. N.; Trangoni, M. D.; Zárraga, A. M.; Cataldi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2013, 94, 1, pp 9-21
Abstract

Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease spread worldwide. The infection in cattle is predominantly caused by Brucella abortus and is usually detected in pregnant females through abortions. The disease is endemic in Argentina; however, infection in humans is underestimated and often not reported....

Author(s)
Aznar, M. N.; Samartino, L. E.; Humblet, M. F.; Saegerman, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2014, 61, 2, pp 121-133
Abstract

Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis is a widespread facultative intracellular pathogen that causes caseous lymphadenitis disease in sheep and goats, and generates cutaneous abscesses and granulomas in horses and cattle. Although some genes have been studied for diagnostic and phylogenetic analysis...

Author(s)
Retamal, P.; Ríos, M.; Cheuquepán, F.; Abalos, P.; Pizarro-Lucero, J.; Borie, C.; Gutierrez, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2011, 151, 3/4, pp 400-403
Abstract

Paratuberculosis, an infectious disease of domestic and wild ruminants caused by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map), is an economically important disease in dairy herds worldwide. In Chile the disease has been reported in domestic and wildlife animals. However, accurate and updated...

Author(s)
Kruze, J.; Monti, G.; Schulze, F.; Mella, A.; Leiva, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 111, 3/4, pp 319-324
Abstract

Bruises in cattle develop after the application of force, and they provide evidence for sub-optimal animal welfare. The aim of this study was to describe the gross characteristics of bruises in cows arriving at the slaughterhouse directly from farms or through the livestock market. The number of...

Author(s)
Strappini, A. C.; Frankena, K.; Metz, J. H. M.; Gallo, C.; Kemp, B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2012, 6, 3, pp 502-509

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