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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
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
Abstract

In Brazil, data related to occurrence of tumors in livestock are scarce. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of tumors diagnosed in equidae, cattle, sheep and goats in the Pathology Laboratory of the Federal University of Campina Grande, Patos, state of Paraíba, from 1983 to...

Author(s)
Carvalho, F. K. de L.; Dantas, A. F. M.; Riet-Correa, F.; Andrade, R. L. F. S. de; Nóbrega Neto, P. I. da; Miranda Neto, E. G. de; Simões, S. V. D.; Azevedo, S. S.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2014, 34, 3, pp 211-216
Abstract

We describe a new method to detect trace levels of ptaquiloside (Pta), a major carcinogen of bracken fern in biological samples such as milk from farm animals. The method involves the absorption of analyte on carbograph followed by elution with solvents mixtures. The unstable analyte is then...

Author(s)
Francesco, B.; Giorgio, B.; Rosario, N.; Saverio, R. F.; Francesco, G. de; Romano, M.; Adriano, S.; Cinzia, R.; Antonio, T.; Franco, R.; Valeria, R.; Sante, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Chemistry, 2011, 124, 2, pp 660-665
Abstract

The aims of this study were to investigate the prevalence of Moniezia spp. in domestic ruminants in central Vietnam and to develop a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique to distinguish M. expansa from M. benedeni. Among 2040 examined domestic animals (540 cattle, 800 goats, 700 sheep) Moniezia ...

Author(s)
Nguyen, T. D.; Le, Q. D.; Huynh, V. V.; Nguyen, S. T.; Nguyen, T. V.; Vu Khac, H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2012, 86, 4, pp 426-429
Abstract

Rotaviruses (RVs) are a major cause of neonatal diarrhoea in humans and animals worldwide. In this study, 425 faecal samples were collected between 1999 and 2013 from diarrhoeic livestock and companion animals at different locations in Germany and tested for RVs. A previously published real-time...

Author(s)
Otto, P. H.; Rosenhain, S.; Elschner, M. C.; Hotzel, H.; Machnowska, P.; Trojnar, E.; Hoffmann, K.; Johne, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2015, 179, 3/4, pp 168-176
Abstract

The aim of this work was to establish the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococci (MRS) in the animals and staff of a teaching and research farm. Samples of dairy cattle (36), beef cattle (26), sheep (19), horses (21), pigs (23), goats (23) and humans (13) were collected and screened for...

Author(s)
Aquino, G. de V.; Maluta, R. P.; Ávila, F. A. de
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2012, 59, 1, pp 1-3
Abstract

Initial studies of the ovaries were based on postmortem anatomic descriptions, followed by histologic and endocrine approaches. The introduction of high-resolution ultrasonography provided a long-awaited tool to image the reproductive tissues in situ in both animals and humans. Critical studies of...

Author(s)
Adams, G. P.; Singh, J.; Baerwald, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 78, 8, pp 1733-1748
Abstract

Objective - To develop a syndromic surveillance system based on visual inspection from outside the livestock pens that could be used for detection of disease among livestock entering an auction market. Design - Cross-sectional study. Animals - All livestock (beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats,...

Author(s)
Metre, D. C. van; Barkey, D. Q.; Salman, M. D.; Morley, P. S.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2009, 234, 5, pp 658-664
Abstract

The production of Clostridium (C.) perfringens toxins in the intestine is an important cause of enteritis and enterotoxaemia in livestock. In the present study, the alpha toxin and the genes encoding beta2 and epsilon toxin could be frequently detected by means of phenotypical and PCR examinations...

Author(s)
Sting, R.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG , Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 122, 9/10, pp 341-347

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