Anna-Maria Moisander-Jylhä

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A new type of pyoderma was detected in Finnish fur animals in 2007. The disease continues to spread within and between farms, with severe and potentially fatal symptoms. It compromises animal welfare and causes considerable economic losses to farmers. A case-control study was performed in 2010-2011 to describe the entity and to identify the causative agent.(More)
Fecal samples from 21 healthy and 14 diarrheic foxes as well as six healthy and 11 diarrheic mink from ten farms were collected in September 2015. The fecal microbiota was studied using a next generation sequencing (NSG) method. For the comparison of bacterial flora, the V3 and V4 regions of 16S RNA gene were sequenced. For the fecal virome analysis a(More)
BACKGROUND An outbreak of sudden death of pregnant farmed mink in Finland occurred during the busiest whelping period in the spring of 2013. The affected farms were all located in western Finland in a rather narrow geographic area, Ostrobothnia. Dead mink from 22 farms were submitted for laboratory diagnostics to the Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira).(More)
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