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Assisted Reproductive Techniques
2012-2018 Strategic Plan for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
(Virginia Tech, 2012-09-30)
In order to maintain our excellence as one of the nation’s top veterinary colleges, we periodically revisit our goals and progress to formulate a strategic plan. The most recent of these plans was drafted on September 30, ...
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 ...
Metagonimoides oregonensis (heterophyidae: digenea) infection in pleurocerid snails and desmognathus quadramaculatus salamander larvae in southern appalachian streams
(American Society of Parasitology, 2012-08)
Metagonimoides oregonensis (Heterophyidae) is a little-known digenetic trematode that uses raccoons and possibly mink as definitive hosts, and stream snails and amphibians as intermediate hosts. Some variation in the life ...
Congenital infection of mice with toxoplasma gondii induces minimal change in behavior and no change in neurotransmitter concentrations
(American Society of Parasitology, 2012-08-01)
We examined the effect of maternal Toxoplasma gondii infection on behavior and the neurotransmitter concentrations of congenitally infected CD-I mice at 4 and 8 wk of age when latent tissue cysts would be present in their ...
Treatment-related toxicities in tumor-bearing cats treated with temozolomide alone or in combination with doxorubicin: a pilot assessment
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2012-08-01)
Whole Brain Radiation-Induced Impairments in Learning and Memory Are Time-Sensitive and Reversible by Systemic Hypoxia
Whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) is commonly used for treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumors; however, cognitive impairment occurs in 40–50% of brain tumor survivors. The etiology of the cognitive impairment ...
Risk Factors of Porcine Cysticercosis in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
There is a high prevalence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis in humans and pigs in the Eastern Cape Province (ECP) of South Africa. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors of porcine cysticercosis ...
Regulatory T Cells in Arterivirus and Coronavirus Infections: Do They Protect Against Disease or Enhance it?
Regulatory T cells (T<sub>regs</sub>) are a subset of T cells that are responsible for maintaining peripheral immune tolerance and homeostasis. The hallmark of T<sub>regs</sub> is the expression of the forkhead box P3 ...
Rethinking health systems strengthening: key systems thinking tools and strategies for transformational change
(Oxford Univ Press, 2012-10-01)