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Clinical evaluation of postpartum vaginal mucus reflects uterine bacterial infection and the immune response in cattle.
Bacteria contaminate the uterus of most dairy cattle after parturition and endometritis causes infertility. An endometritis score can be ascribed based on the vaginal mucus character and odour but itExpand
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African swine fever: how can global spread be prevented?
African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating haemorrhagic fever of pigs with mortality rates approaching 100 per cent. It causes major economic losses, threatens food security and limits pig productionExpand
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Mapping H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza risk in Southeast Asia
The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus that emerged in southern China in the mid-1990s has in recent years evolved into the first HPAI panzootic. In many countries where the virusExpand
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Influence of uterine bacterial contamination after parturition on ovarian dominant follicle selection and follicle growth and function in cattle.
First postpartum dominant follicles are preferentially selected in the ovary contralateral to the previously gravid uterine horn. The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that uterineExpand
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The risk of death: the confidential enquiry into perioperative small animal fatalities.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the risks of anaesthetic and sedation-related mortality in companion animals in the UK. (The Confidential Enquiry into Perioperative Small Animal Fatalities, CEPSAF). STUDYExpand
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The epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infections.
Mycobacterium bovis has an exceptionally wide host range, but until recent years there was little concern about infection in species other than cattle and man. Diversification of farming enterprisesExpand
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An analysis of the spatial and temporal patterns of highly pathogenic avian influenza occurrence in Vietnam using national surveillance data.
The objectives of this study were to describe the spatio-temporal pattern of an epidemic of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Vietnam and to identify potential risk factors for theExpand
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Zoonosis emergence linked to agricultural intensification and environmental change
A systematic review was conducted by a multidisciplinary team to analyze qualitatively best available scientific evidence on the effect of agricultural intensification and environmental changes onExpand
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Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology
This book provides an overview of the use of spatial statistics in epidemiology - the study of the incidence and distribution of diseases. Used appropriately, spatial analytical methods inExpand
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Directions and issues in bovine tuberculosis epidemiology and control in New Zealand.
Current knowledge on the epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis in New Zealand is reviewed, with emphasis on recent findings. It would appear that the epidemiology of the disease is determined by theExpand
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