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Effect of supplementation of prebiotic mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress.
The present study was aimed at elucidating the effects of supplementing mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS) and probiotic mixture (PM) on growth performance, intestinal histology, and corticosteroneExpand
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Diet, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and cattle: a review after 10 years.
Escherichia coli are commensal bacteria that can account for up to 1% of the bacterial population of the gut. Ruminant animals are reservoirs of the pathogenic bacteria E. colil strain O157:H7, andExpand
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Foodborne Campylobacter: Infections, Metabolism, Pathogenesis and Reservoirs
Campylobacter species are a leading cause of bacterial-derived foodborne illnesses worldwide. The emergence of this bacterial group as a significant causative agent of human disease and theirExpand
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Gastrointestinal microbial ecology and the safety of our food supply as related to Salmonella.
Salmonella causes an estimated 1.3 million human foodborne illnesses and more than 500 deaths each year in the United States, representing an annual estimated cost to the economy of approximatelyExpand
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Evaluation of bacterial diversity in the rumen and feces of cattle fed different levels of dried distillers grains plus solubles using bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing.
Dietary components and changes cause shifts in the gastrointestinal microbial ecology that can play a role in animal health and productivity. However, most information about the microbial populationsExpand
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Profile of Toll-like receptor expressions and induction of nitric oxide synthesis by Toll-like receptor agonists in chicken monocytes.
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) play a major role in the innate immune system for initial recognition of microbial pathogens and pathogen associated components. Nitric oxide (NO) is generated in immuneExpand
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Effect of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae culture on lactate utilization by the ruminal bacterium Selenomonas ruminantium.
The objective of this study was to examine the effects of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae culture (YEA-SACC) on lactate utilization by the predominant ruminal bacterium Selenomonas ruminantium. LactateExpand
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Utilizing different ratios of alfalfa and layer ration for molt induction and performance in commercial laying hens.
Molting is a common practice used by the commercial egg industry to rejuvenate flocks for a second or third laying cycle. During this time the hens rest from production, and the reproductive organsExpand
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Campylobacter prevalence in lactating dairy cows in the United States.
The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of intestinal Campylobacter in lactating dairy cows from various regions of the United States. Participating commercial dairy farmsExpand
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Incidence and ecology of Campylobacter jejuni and coli in animals.
Since its initial emergence in the 1970s, Campylobacter has become one of the most common causative agents of bacterial foodborne illness. Campylobacter species readily colonize the gastrointestinalExpand
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