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Genetic identification and characterization of a novel virus related to human hepatitis E virus from chickens with hepatitis-splenomegaly syndrome in the United States.
Hepatitis-splenomegaly (HS) syndrome is an emerging disease in chickens in North America; the cause of this disease is unknown. In this study, the genetic identification and characterization of aExpand
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Causes of death in racehorses over a 2 year period.
Necropsies were performed on 496 horses that had a fatal injury or illness at a California racetrack during the period February 20th 1990 to March 1st 1992. The primary cause of death was categorisedExpand
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Papillomatous Digital Dermatitis (Footwarts) in California Dairy Cattle: Clinical and Gross Pathologic Findings
  • D. Read, R. Walker
  • Medicine
  • Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation…
  • 1 January 1998
Clinical, gross pathologic, and therapeutic studies were performed on a contagious, painful, wartlike digital disease of unknown etiology in California dairy cattle. The disease was calledExpand
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Fatal musculoskeletal injuries incurred during racing and training in thoroughbreds.
OBJECTIVE To characterize and contrast data from Thoroughbreds that incurred a fatal musculoskeletal injury (FMI; injury resulting in death or euthanasia) during racing or training and data from allExpand
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Spirochetes isolated from dairy cattle with papillomatous digital dermatitis and interdigital dermatitis.
Two groups of spirochetes were isolated from papillomatous digital dermatitis (PDD) lesions in dairy cattle. The two groups could be readily differentiated on the basis of morphologic and immunologicExpand
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Hoof size, shape, and balance as possible risk factors for catastrophic musculoskeletal injury of Thoroughbred racehorses.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate hoof size, shape, and balance as risk factors for catastrophic musculoskeletal injuries (CMI), including suspensory apparatus failure (SAF) and cannon bone condylar fractureExpand
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Association between long periods without high-speed workouts and risk of complete humeral or pelvic fracture in thoroughbred racehorses: 54 cases (1991-1994).
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a two-month or longer period without official high-speed workouts (lay-up) is associated with humeral or pelvic fracture in Thoroughbred racehorses. DESIGNExpand
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Salmonella enteritidis, phase type 4 infection in a commercial layer flock in southern California: bacteriologic and epidemiologic findings.
Salmonella enteritidis, phage type 4 (SE PT4), was isolated from five of six 27-wk-old layer chickens submitted for necropsy from a flock of 43,000. Bacteriologic and epidemiologic investigations onExpand
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Relationship between race start characteristics and risk of catastrophic injury in thoroughbreds: 78 cases (1992).
OBJECTIVE To investigate relationships of several racehorse characteristics and race conditions with risk of a catastrophic musculoskeletal injury (CMI) resulting in euthanasia in ThoroughbredsExpand
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