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Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a parasitic disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s. l.), is a worldwide zoonotic infection. Although endemic in Chile, information on the molecular characteristics of CE in livestock remains scarce. Therefore we aimed to describe the status...

Author(s)
Corrêa, F.; Stoore, C.; Horlacher, P.; Jiménez, M.; Hidalgo, C.; Rojas, C. A. A.; Barros, G. F.; Ferreira, H. B.; Hernández, M.; Cabrera, G.; Paredes, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197620
Abstract

Introduction: Compared to bovine formula (BF), breast milk (BM) has unique properties. In the newborn intestine, there is a homeostatic balance between the counterparts of the immune system, which allows a physiological inflammation, modulated by the gut microbiota. Many studies have attempted to...

Author(s)
Ossa, J. C.; Yáñez, D.; Valenzuela, R.; Gallardo, P.; Lucero, Y.; Farfán, M. J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 2018, 8, June, pp 190
Abstract

Allergy to cow's milk protein (CMPA) is a condition that affects 2-3% of children under three years of age and has a great impact on their health. Social aspects and economic rights of families are also affected due to the high cost of food formulas used in the treatment of this food allergy, so...

Author(s)
Sáez T., L.; Olivera V., C.; Díaz R., C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Avances en Ciencias Veterinarias, 2015, 30, 1/2, pp 24-29
Abstract

Understanding the processes shaping biological communities under interacting disturbances is a core challenge in ecology. Although the impacts of human-induced disturbances on forest ecosystems have been extensively studied, less attention has been paid to understanding how tree regeneration at the ...

Author(s)
Zamorano-Elgueta, C.; Cayuela, L.; Rey-Benayas, J. M.; Donoso, P. J.; Geneletti, D.; Hobbs, R. J.
Publisher
Ecological Society of America Publications (ESA), Ithaca, USA
Citation
Ecosphere, 2014, 5, 7, pp art90
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

Campylobacteriosis is a common zoonotic disease whose main reservoir is the intestinal microbiota of poultry and other production animals. Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated from human infections in Chile were compared through pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) with isolates from chicken...

Author(s)
González-Hein, G.; García, P.; Foerster, C.; Troncoso, M.; Figueroa, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
CyTA - Journal of Food, 2013, 11, 2, pp 185-189
Abstract

Beef acceptability and consumer expectations generated with production systems and beef marbling were evaluated in two major Chilean cities. A panel of 204 consumers from Osorno and Santiago rated beef acceptability from four treatments (low or high marbling × grazing or feedlot) in a blind...

Author(s)
Morales, R.; Aguiar, A. P. S.; Subiabre, I.; Realini, C. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Quality and Preference, 2013, 29, 2, pp 166-173
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

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49

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