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Echinococcus granulosus is a taeniid cestode and the etiological agent of an infectious zoonotic disease known as cystic echinococcosis (CE) or hydatid disease. CE is a serious public health concern in many parts of the world, including the Americas, where it is highly endemic in many regions. ...

Author(s)
Laurimäe, T.; Kinkar, L.; Andresiuk, V.; Haag, K. L.; Ponce-Gordo, F.; Acosta-Jamett, G.; Garate, T.; Gonzàlez, L. M.; Saarma, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2016, 45, pp 290-296
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,...

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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

Little is known about local Criollo pig genetic resources and relationships among the various populations. In this paper, genetic diversity and relationships among 17 Criollo pig populations from 11 American countries were assessed with 24 microsatellite markers. Heterozygosities, F-statistics, and ...

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Revidatti, M. A.; Delgado Bermejo, J. V.; Gama, L. T.; Landi Periati, V.; Ginja, C.; Alvarez, L. A.; Vega-Pla, J. L.; Martínez, A. M.; Consortium, B.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92, 11, pp 4823-4832
Abstract

Over the last decade many emerging economies, and in particular Brazil, have established themselves as major players in global food animal production. Within these countries much of the increase in food animal production has been achieved by the adoption of intensive housing systems similar to...

Author(s)
Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von; Hötzel, M. J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics, 2015, 28, 1, pp 179-195
Abstract

This report gives details on the animal health and nutrition markets in the 18 countries of Latin America, with details of local animal health status, animal numbers, meat production and market size. The total market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America was worth about $1.5...

Author(s)
Revolledo, L.
Publisher
Animal Pharm Reports, Richmond, UK
Citation
The market for animal health and nutrition products in Latin America, 2002, pp 148 pp.
Abstract

The results of tuberculin testing between 1981 and 1987 showed that prevalence rates in cattle varied between <0.05% (Uruguay in 1986) and 3.7% (Ecuador in 1983). Control programmes have eradicated the disease from cattle in Cuba and Panama, and lowered the prevalence in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Paraguay, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela and in some areas of Chile and Mexico. Little ...

Publisher
Pan American Zoonoses Center, Casilla 3092, 1000 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Special Publication - Pan American Zoonoses Center, Buenos Aires, 1988, 8, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

A description is provided for Torulopsis glabrata. Information is included on the disease caused by the organism, its transmission, geographical distribution, and hosts. DISEASE: Torulopsis glabrata is one of the more common yeast species to be associated with fungal infections in humans although...

Author(s)
Davis, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 1986, No. 88, pp Sheet 879

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