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 ...
Development and application of a TaqMan single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping assay to study infectious laryngotracheitis virus recombination in the natural host
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2017-03-28)
To date, recombination between different strains of the avian alphaherpesvirus infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) has only been detected in field samples using full genome sequencing and sequence analysis. These ...
Impacts of poultry vaccination on viruses of wild bird
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2016-08-01)
Spillover of viruses from farmed poultry into wild birds is a relatively new area of study at the livestock-wildlife interface. These transmission events can threaten the health of wild birds. There is growing evidence of ...
The Response of Silver Beet to Microwave Generated Biochar
(International Microwave Po, 2017-06-23)
Molecular Characterization of Coccidia Associated with an Epizootic in Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) in South East Queensland, Australia
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2016-02-22)
In the spring of 2014, mass mortalities among wild green sea turtles occurred off the coast of south-east Queensland, Australia. The suspected causative agent was Caryospora cheloniae, an eimeriid coccidian implicated in ...
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 ...