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Bovine papillomavirus (BPV) induces diseases of economic and veterinary importance leading to significant economic losses to livestock owners such as leather depreciation and mortality when it progresses to neoplasms. BPV affects the spinosum and granulosum layers of the skin causing warts. There...

Author(s)
Ugochukwu, I. C. I.; Aneke, C. I.; Idoko, I. S.; Sani, N. A.; Amoche, A. J.; Mshiela, W. P.; Ede, R. E.; Ibrahim, N. D. G.; Njoku, C. I. O.; Sackey, A. K. B.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 737-745
Abstract

Brucellosis is a major public health problem still prevalent as a neglected endemic zoonosis requiring proactive attention in many communities worldwide. The present study involved analysis of Brucella field strains submitted for typing to the Italian National Reference Laboratory for Brucellosis...

Author(s)
Massis, F. de; Zilli, K.; Donato, G. di; Nuvoloni, R.; Pelini, S.; Sacchini, L.; D'Alterio, N.; Giannatale, E. di
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 3, pp e0213689
Abstract

Chlamydiae are globally widespread obligate intracellular bacteria, which several species are a well-recognized threat to human and animal health. In Australia, the most successful chlamydial species are the infamous koala pathogen C. pecorum, and C. psittaci, an emerging pathogen associated with...

Author(s)
Jelocnik, M.; Taylor-Brown, A.; O'Dea, C.; Anstey, S.; Bommana, S.; Masters, N.; Katouli, M.; Jenkins, C.; Polkinghorne, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 3, pp 1132-1137
Abstract

Trypanosomosis caused by Trypanosoma evansi, commonly known as "surra," is a wasting disease affecting equids, camels, cattle, as well as several other domestic and wild animals. No systematic information is available on disease pattern in equines for development of control and treatment strategies ...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. C.; Prabhat Kumar; Sandip Khurana; Rajender Kumar
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2019, 79, pp 63-67
Abstract

Pulse oximetry is a well-established technique in human and veterinary medicine. In farm animals, it could also be a useful tool for the detection of critical conditions relating to oxygen supply and the cardiovascular system. Among other uses, an innovative application could be the monitoring of...

Author(s)
Kanz, P.; Krieger, S.; Drillich, M.; Iwersen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 7, pp 6437-6442
AbstractFull Text

Retrospective laboratory-based surveillance was conducted on Salmonella serotypes isolated from various animal species from 2007 to 2014 at the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Institute, South Africa. During the surveillance period, 1229 salmonellae isolations were...

Author(s)
Gelaw, A. K.; Nthaba, P.; Matle, I.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2018, 89, pp a1643
Abstract

Background: With dense genotyping, many choices exist for methods to detect quantitative trait loci (QTL) in livestock populations. However, no across-species study has been conducted on the performance of different methods using real data. We compared three methods that correct for relatedness...

Author(s)
Legarra, A.; Croiseau, P.; Sanchez, M. P.; Teyssèdre, S.; Sallé, G.; Allais, S.; Fritz, S.; Moreno, C. R.; Ricard, A.; Elsen, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2015, 47, 6, pp (12 February 2015)
Abstract

Accurate measures of effective population sizes (Ne) in livestock require good quality data and specialized skills for their computation and analysis. Ne can be estimated by Wright's equation Ne=4MF/(M+F) (M, F being sires and dams, respectively), but this requires assumptions which are often not...

Author(s)
Hall, S. J. G.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2016, 10, 11, pp 1778-1785
Abstract

Gastrointestinal nematode parasites are important pathogens of all domesticated livestock species. Fecal egg counts (FEC) are routinely used for evaluating anthelmintic efficacy and for making targeted anthelmintic treatment decisions. Numerous FEC techniques exist and vary in precision and...

Author(s)
Paras, K. L.; George, M. M.; Vidyashankar, A. N.; Kaplan, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 257, pp 21-27
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to consider the wide usage of urinary PCR as an increasingly useful tool for an accurate diagnosis of leptospirosis in livestock. A total of 512 adult animals (300 cattle, 138 horses, 59 goats and 15 pigs), from herds/flocks with reproductive problems in Rio de...

Author(s)
Hamond, C.; Martins, G.; Loureiro, A. P.; Pestana, C.; Lawson-Ferreira, R.; Medeiros, M. A.; Lilenbaum, W.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2014, 38, 1, pp 81-85

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