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Immunopathologic effects associated with Sarcocystis neurona-infected interferon-gamma knockout mice
(American Society of Parasitology, 2003-10)
Interferon-gamma knockout (IFN-gamma KO) mice were infected with Sarcocystis neurona merozoites to characterize the immunopathology associated with infection. By day 14 postinfection (PI), mice developed splenomegaly and ...
Molecular and biological characterization of Hammondia heydori-like oocysts from a dog fed hearts from naturally infected white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
(American Society of Parasitology, 2004-10)
Neospora caninum and Hammnondia heydorni are morphologically and phylogenetically related coccidians that are found in dogs. Although there is serological evidence of N. caninum infection in the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus ...
Evaluation of the mood-stabilizing agent valproic acid as a preventative for toxoplasmosis in mice and activity against tissue cysts in mice
(American Society of Parasitology, 2008-04)
Toxoplasma gondii is a common intracellular protozoan infection of humans worldwide. Severe disease can occur in immunocompromised individuals and the in the fetuses of nonimmune pregnant women. Chronic infection is ...
Prevalence of antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi in wild canids from South Carolina
(American Society of Parasitology, 2007-08)
Wild canids are reservoir hosts for Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma cruzi.. The present study examined the prevalence of antibodies to these zoonotic parasites in a population of wild canids from a nonagricultural ...
Calving Emergencies in Beef Cattle: Identification and Prevention
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
Calving difficulty, technically called dystocia, is a major cause of death loss in cow-calf herds. Studies indicate that dystocia is responsible for 33 percent of all calf losses and 15.4 percent of beef cattle breeding losses.
Heifer Inventory and the Economics of Replacement Rearing
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
Addresses the expense of replacement heifer rearing and how to minimize these costs.
Predicting bull fertility
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2000)
Dairy Pipeline. July 2009
(Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-06-17)
Discusses performance of various cooling systems on dairy farms, and appropriate level of milk production to dry off or cull a cow.
Virginia Maryland: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine newsletter
(Virginia Maryland: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 2004)
Molecular targets for rapid identification of Brucellaspp
Background Brucella is an intracellular pathogen capable of infecting animals and humans. There are six recognized species of Brucella that differ in their host preference. The genomes of the three Brucella species have ...