Veterinary Science - Research Publications
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Costing the morbidity and mortality consequences of zoonoses using health-adjusted life years
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2015)
Governments are routinely involved in the biosecurity of agricultural and food imports and exports. This involves controlling the complex ongoing threat of the broad range of zoonoses: endemic, exotic and newly emerging. ...
Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Taenia solium Cysticercosis in Rural Pigs of Northern Peru
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012)
Taenia solium is a cestode parasite that causes cysticercosis in both humans and pigs. A serological survey was undertaken to assess the seroprevalence and risk factors associated with porcine cysticercosis in the rural ...
Challenges of health data recording–an Australian perspective
(International Committee for Animal Recording, 2013)
Endothelial Dysfunction in an Ovine Model of Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) induces systemic inflammation, producing a range of co-morbidities including cardiovascular disease. An early vascular change is endothelial dysfunction, characterized by reduced ...
OfftargetFinder: a web tool for species-specific RNAi design
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2016-04-15)
MOTIVATION: RNA interference (RNAi) technology is being developed as a weapon for pest insect control. To maximize the specificity that such an approach affords we have developed a bioinformatic web tool that searches the ...
Complexities and Perplexities: A Critical Appraisal of the Evidence for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection-Related Morbidity
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2016-05-01)
BACKGROUND: Soil-transmitted helminths (STH) have acute and chronic manifestations, and can result in lifetime morbidity. Disease burden is difficult to quantify, yet quantitative evidence is required to justify large-scale ...