Christine Helmer

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Animal losses due to abortion and malformed offspring during the lambing period 2011/2012 amounted to 50% in ruminants in Europe. A new arthropod-borne virus, called Schmallenberg virus (SBV), was identified as the cause of these losses. Blood samples were obtained from 40 goat flocks and tested for antibodies against SBV by ELISA, with 95% being(More)
BACKGROUND Adult refractory sprue is a poorly defined disorder. We did a multicentre national study of patients with refractory sprue to characterise their clinical and pathological profile and outcome, and to assess the frequency and prognostic significance of phenotypic and molecular abnormalities in the intraepithelial T-cell population. METHODS(More)
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close to the climatic limit for existence may disintegrate rapidly. During the next years, increased attention should be paid to the section of the LIS south of Seal Nunataks, which may be subject to major changes if the warming continues. In November 1994, we observed a transverse rift-50 km in length in section 1,-30 km inland from the ice front. and(More)
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