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Neospora caninum, a cause of abortion and stillbirth in cattle, was studied by histology, immunohistochemistry, and nested-PCR, using primers from the Nc5 region of the genomic DNA (PCR PLUS) and primers from the ITS1 region of the ribosomal DNA (PCR JB). A total of 105 fetal samples sent to the Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Sanidade Animal do(More)
Primary care and mental health were recently integrated by the Italian health authorities. The Bologna Primary Care Liaison Service (PCLS) is ideally suited to the Italian National Health Care System, because most primary care physicians practice individually and mental health services provide first level care. The distinctive features of the program are:(More)
We have reported the first record of an exotic species of mites from an avian host of the order Galliformes in Bastos region, State of São Paulo, Brazil. The new feather mite was identified a s Allopsoroptoides galli n. g., n. sp. (Acari: Analgoidea: Psoroptoididae). The hens parasitized by mites had intense itching, desquamation and marked drop in egg(More)
Malignant Catarrhal Fever (MCF) was investigated in the central nervous system of cattle with neurological syndrome. Two-hundred-ninety samples were analyzed by histology, and molecular methods to detect ovine herpesvirus type 2 (OvHV-2) were optimized and validated. The qualitative polymerase chain reaction (qualitative PCR) analytical sensitivity was(More)
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