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Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center News
(Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, 2011)
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 ...
Characterization of Outer Membrane Vesicles from Brucella melitensis and Protection Induced in Mice
(Hindawi Publishing Corp, 2011-12-29)
The outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) from smooth B. melitensis 16 M and a derived rough mutant, VTRM1 strain, were purified and characterized with respect to protein content and induction of immune responses in mice. Proteomic ...
The role of FGF-2 and BMP-2 in regulation of gene induction, cell proliferation and mineralization.
Introduction The difficulty in re-growing and mineralizing new bone after severe fracture can result in loss of ambulation or limb. Here we describe the sequential roles of FGF-2 in inducing gene expression, cell growth ...
Restricted Enzooticity of Hepatitis E Virus Genotypes 1 to 4 in the United States
(American Society for Microbiology, 2011-10-12)
Hepatitis E is recognized as a zoonosis, and swine are known reservoirs, but how broadly enzootic its causative agent, hepatitis E virus (HEV), is remains controversial. To determine the prevalence of HEV infection in ...
A Time Course for Susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus Respiratory Infection during Influenza in a Swine Model.
Bacterial superinfections following influenza A virus (IAV) are predominant causes of morbidity in humans. The recent emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and highly virulent IAV strains has ...
Serological response of cats to experimental besnoitia darlingi and besnoitia neotomofelis infections and prevalence of antibodies to these parasites in cats from Virginia and Pennsylvania
(American Society of Parasitology, 2011-04)
Besnoitia darlingi and Besnoitia neotomofelis are cyst-forming tissue apicomplexan parasites that use domestic cats (Felis domesticus) as definitive hosts and opossums (Didelphis virginiana) and Southern Plains woodrats ...
A Review: competence, compromise, and concomitance-reaction of the host cell to toxoplasma gondii infection and development
(American Society of Parasitology, 2011-08)
Toxoplasma gondii is an important zoonotic parasite with a worldwide distribution. It infects about one-third of the world's population, causing serious illness in immunosuppressed individuals, fetuses, and infants. ...
Non-Thermal Irreversible Electroporation (N-TIRE) and Adjuvant Fractionated Radiotherapeutic Multimodal Therapy for Intracranial Malignant Glioma in a Canine Patient
(Adenine Press, 2011-02-01)
Non-thermal irreversible electroporation (N-TIRE) has shown promise as an ablative therapy for a variety of soft-tissue neoplasms. Here we describe the therapeutic planning aspects and first clinical application of N-TIRE ...