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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

The threat of a livestock disease outbreak or other animal health events in North America is real. However, predicting both the timing and severity of an outbreak can be extremely difficult. Animal identification and traceability programs can help limit the spread of disease. The overall objective...

Author(s)
Murphy, R. G. L.; Pendell, D. L.; Morris, D. L.; Scanga, J. A.; Belk, K. E.; Smith, G. C.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Illinois, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2008, 24, 4, pp 277-286
Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) represents a barrier for free trade of livestock between Mexico and the United States of America (US). In spite of efforts from Mexico to export TB-free animals, some of those found with TB lesions in slaughterhouses in the US are traced back to that country. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Milian-Suazo, F.; Harris, B.; Arriaga Díaz, C.; Romero Torres, C.; Stuber, T.; Alvarez Ojeda, G.; Morales Loredo, A.; Perez Soria, M.; Payeur, J. B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2008, 87, 3/4, pp 261-271
Abstract

Sporadic outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the United States result in significant economic losses for the U.S. livestock industries because VS is a reportable disease that clinically mimics foot-and-mouth disease. Rapid and accurate differentiation of these 2 diseases is critical because...

Author(s)
Wilson, W. C.; Letchworth, G. J.; Jiménez, C.; Herrero, M. V.; Navarro, R.; Paz, P.; Cornish, T. E.; Smoliga, G.; Pauszek, S. J.; Dornak, C.; George, M.; Rodriguez, L. L.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2009, 21, 2, pp 179-186
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for North America.

Transportation is one of the most stressful events in a farmed animal's life. Because nearly all of the billions of farmed animals raised in North America are subjected to transportation at some point during their lives, transportation is also one of the most important welfare issues affecting...

Author(s)
Engebretson, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

This disease factsheet covers the importance, aetiology, geographical distribution, host range, transmission, disinfection, incubation period, clinical signs, postmortem lesions, diagnosis, morbidity, mortality, treatment and control of vesicular stomatitis. The recommended actions that must be...

Publisher
Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Vesicular stomatitis, 2008, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

The net-trapping predacious fungus Duddingtonia flagrans produces thick walled resting spores, chlamydospores, which are able to survive passage through the gastrointestinal tract of cattle, horses, sheep and pigs. Under Danish climatic conditions it has been shown that the number of parasite...

Author(s)
Larsen, M.
Citation
Parasitology, 2000, 120, supplement, pp S121-S131
Abstract

43 isolates of the virus obtained from USA and Mexico between 1982 and 1985 were genetically fairly homogeneous during each epidemic, but they differed from one epidemic to another. There was evidence that recent outbreaks in USA may have originated from Mexico.

Author(s)
Nichol, S. T.
Citation
Journal of Virology, 1987, 61, 4, pp 1029-1036
Abstract

The disease in cattle, horses and swine was confined to SE Mexico, with a cyclic appearance (every 2-5 years) and a morbidity rate of 10-15%. During 1984 there were 94 outbreaks of disease caused by New Jersey virus (119 in 1983) and only one caused by Indiana virus (1 in 1983).

Author(s)
Mason, J.
Publisher
Comision Mexico-Americana para la Prevencion de la Fiebre Aftosa, Mexico
Citation
Proceedings of an international conference on vesicular stomatitis, Mexico City, 24-27 September 1984., 1984, pp 118-147, 276-297
Abstract

The morphology of larval spines of Cochliomyia hominivorax was affected by larval substrate and geographic effects on variation. Spine morphology of individual larvae was used to determine criteria for discrimination analysis classification. Classification criteria for types of wounds and host...

Author(s)
Mangan, R. L.; Welch, J. B.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1990, 27, 3, pp 295-301

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