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TRACKS, Spring/Summer 2016
(Virginia Tech, 2016)
TRACKS is the biannual news magazine of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
Development and evaluation of two subunit vaccine candidates containing antigens of hepatitis E virus, rotavirus, and astrovirus
(Springer Nature, 2016-05-19)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV), rotavirus (RV), and astrovirus (AstV) are important pathogens that transmit through a common fecal-oral route, causing hepatitis (HEV) and gastroenteritis (RV and AstV) respectively in humans. In ...
Large Mammalian Animal Models of Heart Disease
Due to the biological complexity of the cardiovascular system, the animal model is an urgent pre-clinical need to advance our knowledge of cardiovascular disease and to explore new drugs to repair the damaged heart. Ideally, ...
Expanding Host Range and Cross-Species Infection of Hepatitis E Virus
Hepatitis E is an important public health disease . Although the mortality rate is less than 1% in the general population, it can reach up to 25% in infected pregnant women. According to the World Health Organization, ...
Brucella abortus Strain 2308 Wisconsin Genome: Importance of the Definition of Reference Strains
Brucellosis is a bacterial infectious disease affecting a wide range of mammals and a neglected zoonosis caused by species of the genetically homogenous genus Brucella. As in most studies on bacterial diseases, research ...
Perineural Injection for Treatment of Root-Signature Signs Associated with Lateralized Disk Material in Five Dogs (2009-2013).
Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD) is common in dogs; cervical IVDD accounts for 13-25% of all cases. Ventral slot decompression provides access to ventral and centrally extruded or protruded disk material. However, ...
Computed Tomographic Features in a Case of Bilateral Neoplastic Cryptorchidism with Suspected Torsion in a Dog.
An 11-year-old male German Shepherd dog presented for inappetence and weight loss. Physical examination and initial bloodwork revealed palpable abdominal masses, mild non-regenerative anemia, and thrombocytopenia. Survey ...
Canine Butterfly Glioblastomas: a Neuroradiological Review
In humans, high-grade gliomas may infiltrate across the corpus callosum resulting in bihemispheric lesions that may have symmetrical, winged-like appearances. This particular tumor manifestation has been coined a “butterfly” ...
Optic nerve astrocytoma in a dog
Intraocular neoplasms in dogs are uncommon in comparison with other anatomic locations [1–4]. Over 75% of these cases are attributed to melanocytic neoplasia . A majority of the remaining cases (~22%) are comprised of ...