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 ...
Antimicrobials used for surgical prophylaxis by companion animal veterinarians in Australia
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2017-05-01)
Antimicrobials are widely used in veterinary practices, but there has been no investigation into the classes of antimicrobials used or the appropriateness of their use in surgical prophylaxis. Antimicrobial usage guidelines ...
International veterinary epilepsy task force recommendations for systematic sampling and processing of brains from epileptic dogs and cats
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-08-28)
Traditionally, histological investigations of the epileptic brain are required to identify epileptogenic brain lesions, to evaluate the impact of seizure activity, to search for mechanisms of drug-resistance and to look ...
Crystal structure and immunological properties of the first annexin from Schistosoma mansoni: insights into the structural integrity of the schistosomal tegument
Schistosomiasis is a major parasitic disease of humans, second only to malaria in its global impact. The disease is caused by digenean trematodes that infest the vasculature of their human hosts. These flukes are limited ...
Thymic export in aged sheep: a continuous role for the thymus throughout pre- and postnatal life
(WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH, 2001-03-01)
A diverse repertoire among peripheral T cells is established in early life by thymic export when the naive T cell pool is first formed. In contrast, during adult life the thymus has been thought to play only a minor role ...
Monitoring the outcomes of interventions against Taenia solium: options and suggestions
There is an increasing interest in reducing the incidence of human neurocysticercosis, caused by infection with the larval stage of Taenia solium. Several intervention trials are currently assessing various options for ...
Variation between pathogenic serovars within Salmonella pathogenicity islands
(AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY, 2003-06-01)
Although four of the five Salmonella pathogenicity islands (SPIs) have been characterized in detail for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, and the fifth has been characterized for Salmonella enterica serovar Dublin, ...