Veterinary Biosciences - Research Publications
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Avian viral surveillance in Victoria, Australia, and detection of two novel avian herpesviruses
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2018-03-23)
Viruses in avian hosts can pose threats to avian health and some have zoonotic potential. Hospitals that provide veterinary care for avian patients may serve as a site of exposure of other birds and human staff in the ...
A Major Role for Mammals in the Ecology of Mycobacterium ulcerans
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2010-08-01)
BACKGROUND: Mycobacterium ulcerans is the causative agent of Buruli ulcer (BU), a destructive skin disease found predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa and south-eastern Australia. The precise mode(s) of transmission and ...
Vaccine efficacy against Indonesian Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1: systematic review and meta-analysis
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2017-09-05)
Indonesia has implemented multiple strategies to control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 (HPAI/H5N1), including the licensure and use of multiple vaccine formulations. The continuous drift of Indonesian HPAI/H5N1 ...
An anti-inflammatory role for leukemia inhibitory factor receptor signaling in regenerating skeletal muscle
Skeletal muscle regeneration in pathology and following injury requires the coordinated actions of inflammatory cells and myogenic cells to remove damaged tissue and rebuild syncytial muscle cells, respectively. Following ...
Sarcocystosis in South American camelids: The state of play revisited
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2018-03-06)
Members of the genus Sarcocystis (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) are intracellular protozoan parasites that infect a wide range of domestic and wild animals, resulting in economic losses in production animals worldwide. ...
Multiplexed-tandem PCR (MT-PCR) assay to detect and differentiate gastrointestinal nematodes of alpacas
BACKGROUND: Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) frequently infect South American camelids (alpacas and llamas) and cause economic losses due to reduced production of fiber, meat and/or leather. Our knowledge about the ...
Farnesoid X Receptor Agonist Treatment Alters Bile Acid Metabolism but Exacerbates Liver Damage in a Piglet Model of Short-Bowel Syndrome
(ELSEVIER INC, 2017-07-01)
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Options for the prevention of short-bowel syndrome-associated liver disease (SBS-ALDs) are limited and often ineffective. The farnesoid X receptor (FXR) is a newly emerging pharmaceutical target and FXR ...
Reproduction of respiratory mycoplasmosis in calves by exposure to an aerosolised culture of Mycoplasma bovis
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2017-10-01)
Mycoplasma bovis is an important pathogen of cattle, causing pneumonia, arthritis and otitis media in young calves, and mastitis in lactating cows, resulting in increased morbidity and, in some instances, mortality. The ...
Structural and developmental expression of Ss-riok-2, an RIO protein kinase encoding gene of Strongyloides stercoralis
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-08-18)
RIO kinases are essential atypical protein kinases in diverse prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms, playing significant roles in yeast and humans. However, little is known about their functions in parasitic nematodes. In ...
Description of Cloacina atthis sp. nov. from the stomach of the euro (Macropus robustus) (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from Western Australia based on morphological and molecular criteria
A new species of strongyloid nematode from the genus Cloacina (Chabertiidae: Cloacininae) is described from the stomach of the hill kangaroo or euro (Macropus robustus) (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) from Western Australia. ...