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Sex differences in the expression of lupus-associated miRNAs in splenocytes from lupus-prone NZB/WF1 mice
Background A majority of autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), occur predominantly in females. Recent studies have identified specific dysregulated microRNAs (miRNAs) in both human and murine ...
Prevalence of Troglodytella abrassarti Brumpt and Joyeux, 1912 in Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Mahale Mountains National Park in Western Tanzania
(American Society of Parasitology, 2010-02)
We examined stool samples for trophozoites of the entodiniomorphid ciliate Troglodytella abrassarti Brumpt and Joyeux, 1912, from a habituated group of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at NI abate Mountains ...
Comparison of Commercial Real-Time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assays for Reliable, Early, and Rapid Detection of Heterologous Strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Experimentally Infected or Noninfected Boars by Use of Different Sample Types
(American Society for Microbiology, 2012-12-05)
The aims of this study were to compare three commercial porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) real-time reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) assays for detection of genetically diverse PRRSV isolates ...
Coordinated Zinc Homeostasis Is Essential for the Wild-Type Virulence of Brucella abortus
(American Society for Microbiology, 2015-02-17)
Metal homeostasis in bacterial cells is a highly regulated process requiring intricately coordinated import and export, as well as precise sensing of intracellular metal concentrations. The uptake of zinc (Zn) has been ...
Comparison of Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR Assays for Detection of Swine Hepatitis E Virus in Fecal Samples
(American Society for Microbiology, 2014-01-15)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major cause of acute viral hepatitis in people in many developing countries and is also endemic in many industrialized countries. Mammalian HEV (mHEV) isolates can be divided into at least four ...
Experimentally Induced Clinical Cystoisospora canis Coccidiosis in Dogs with Prior Natural Patent Cystoisospora ohioensis-like or C. canis Infections
(American Society of Parasitology, 2013-10)
Diarrhea caused by intestinal coccidia (Cystoisospora species) is a common problem in pet dogs and in dogs in animal shelters. Cystoisospora canis has the largest oocysts of the 4 named species of coccidia infecting dogs. ...
TRACKS, Winter 2017
(Virginia Tech, 2017)
TRACKS is the biannual news magazine of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center News
(Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, 2011)
Recombinant Salmonella Expressing Burkholderia mallei LPS O Antigen Provides Protection in a Murine Model of Melioidosis and Glanders
Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei are the etiologic agents of melioidosis and glanders, respectively. These bacteria are highly infectious via the respiratory route and can cause severe and often fatal ...
Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis E virus infections in Shanghai, China
Background Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes acute or fulminant hepatitis in humans and is an important public health concern in many developing countries. China has a high incidence of HEV epidemics, with at least three ...