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Pythiosis is a life-threatening infectious disease of both humans and animals living in Asia, Americas, Africa, and parts of Australia and New Zealand. The etiologic pathogen is the fungus-like organism Pythium insidiosum. The disease has high mortality and morbidity rates. Use of antifungal drugs...

Author(s)
Intaramat, A.; Sornprachum, T.; Chantrathonkul, B.; Chaisuriya, P.; Lohnoo, T.; Yingyong, W.; Jongruja, N.; Kumsang, Y.; Sandee, A.; Chaiprasert, A.; Banyong, R.; Santurio, J. M.; Grooters, A. M.; Ratanabanangkoon, K.; Krajaejun, T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2016, 54, 6, pp 641-647
Abstract

Trypanosoma evansi is a flagellated protozoan that parasitizes a wide variety of mammals, occasionally including humans. In South America, it infects horses, cattle, buffaloes, dogs and wild mammals, causing a disease known as "Mal de Caderas", which results in important economic losses due to a...

Author(s)
Eberhardt, A. T.; Monje, L. D.; Zurvera, D. A.; Beldomenico, P. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 202, 3/4, pp 226-233
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
Abstract

This paper reports two new quantitative PCR (qPCR) assays, developed in an attempt to improve the detection of bovine piroplasmids. The first of these techniques is a duplex TaqMan assay for the simultaneous diagnosis of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina. This technique is ideal for use in South...

Author(s)
Criado-Fornelio, A.; Buling, A.; Asenzo, G.; Benitez, D.; Florin-Christensen, M.; Gonzalez-Oliva, A.; Henriques, G.; Silva, M.; Alongi, A.; Agnone, A.; Torina, A.; Madruga, C. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 162, 3/4, pp 200-206
Abstract

The following are the chief items of interest: -
EDUCATION (pp. 320-321).-There are at present 2, 057 students enrolled, in the 10 American and two Canadian veterinary colleges. Some concern is expressed over the small number of graduates entering practice. It is hoped that next year a report will...

Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1944, 105, pp 320-578
Abstract

This publication brings together in convenient form much scattered information and should be of interest and value to all veterinary officers, more especially those in tropical and sub-tropical areas. Much of the literature on which the review is based dates from 1940 onwards.
Following a short...

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PHILLIPS, R. W.
Citation
Breeding livestock adapted to unfavorable environments., 1948, pp vi + 182 pp.
Abstract

The first part of this book deals with general considerations of protozoology-history, parasitism and adaptation to parasitic existence, specificity, methods of multiplication and migration to new hosts, host reactions, parasites of protozoa and the methods of study and of culture of the various...

Author(s)
NEVEU-LEMAIRE, M.
Publisher
Paris : Vigot Frères.,
Citation
Traite de protozoologie medicale et veterinaire., 1943, pp xix + 844
Abstract

Notes of general interest are taken from the reports of the following special committees of the A.V.M.A.
EDUCATION (pp. 319-321).-Up to December 31st, 1942, a considerable number of veterinarians had entered military service. The quota for additional veterinary officers for the Army for 1943 was...

Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1943, 103, pp 319-356
Abstract

The danger of establishing disease in an area which may appear to be unsuitable for it is well illustrated in this publication, which covers the history and distribution of T. viva" in America and investigations carried out in Venezuela, comparing the American strain with the African one in respect ...

Author(s)
KUBES, V.
Publisher
Caracas : Editorial Grafolit.,
Citation
El " Trypanosoma vivax " Americano agente de la tripanosomiasis bovina en Venezuela. Su comparación con el del Africa., 1944, pp 126 pp.
Abstract

A detailed account is given of the differential morphological and cultural characters and metabolic activity of the human and bovine types of tubercle bacilli. Differences are described in their chemical constitution, antigenic structure, and allergic and anaphylactic properties. A comparative...

Author(s)
BOQUET, A.
Citation
Revue d'Immunologie, 1939, 5, pp 321-349

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