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Genome-Wide Survey of SNP Variation Uncovers the Genetic Structure of Cattle Breeds
A survey of genetic diversity of cattle suggests two domestication events in Asia and selection by husbandry. Not Just Dinner on Legs Several thousand years ago, human beings realized the virtues ofExpand
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Molecular survey and genetic characterization of tick-borne pathogens in dogs in metropolitan Recife (north-eastern Brazil)
To identify DNA of the main tick-borne pathogens in dogs from Recife (Brazil), polymerase chain reactions were carried out on blood samples of dogs treated at the Veterinary Hospital of theExpand
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Chickens (Gallus domesticus) are natural intermediate hosts of Neospora caninum.
Neospora caninum naturally infects many mammal species, but has not previously been demonstrated in birds. We examined sera for N. caninum antibodies from 200 outdoor chickens and from 200 chickensExpand
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Serological survey of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina, and Anaplasma marginale antibodies in cattle from the semi-arid region of the state of Bahia, Brazil, by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays.
The objectives of this work were to determine the prevalence of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina, and Anaplasma marginale detecting antibodies in cattle raised in the semi-arid region of the state ofExpand
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IgG and IgG2 antibodies from cattle naturally infected with Anaplasma marginale recognize the recombinant vaccine candidate antigens VirB9, VirB10, and elongation factor-Tu.
Anaplasma marginale is an important vector-borne rickettsia of ruminants in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Immunization with purified outer membranes of this organism inducesExpand
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Frequency of antibodies to Babesia bigemina, B. bovis, Anaplasma marginale, Trypanosoma vivax and Borrelia burgdorferi in cattle from the Northeastern region of the State of Pará, Brazil.
Babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and trypanosomosis are relevant diseases, potentially causing morbidity in cattle, leading to economic losses. Borreliosis is import as a potential zoonosis. The objectiveExpand
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Detection of Mycobacterium bovis in Bovine and Bubaline Tissues Using Nested-PCR for TbD1
In the present study, a nested-PCR system, targeting the TbD1 region, involving the performance of conventional PCR followed by real-time PCR, was developed to detect Mycobacterium bovis inExpand
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Contaminação de praças públicas de Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil, por ovos de Toxocara e Ancylostoma em fezes de cães
From February to October 1998, the contamination of public squares of Campo Grande, MS, Brazil, by eggs of Toxocara and Ancylostoma was evaluated in dog fecal samples. Out of the 74 public parksExpand
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Larva migrans cutânea em crianças de uma escola em área do Centro-Oeste do Brasil
Relata-se a ocorrencia de larva migrans cutânea em criancas de uma escola de educacao infantil de Campo Grande, MS (Brasil). Dos 16 alunos que frequentam a escola, seis (37,5%) adquiriram essaExpand
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Evaluation of an ELISA for detection of antibodies to Babesia bigemina in cattle and it's application in an epidemiological survey in Brazil
Um ensaio de imunoadsorcao enzimatica (ELISA) baseado em antigeno bruto foi avaliado na deteccao de anticorpos contra Babesia bigemina. A sensibilidade e a especificidade do teste foram de 98,0% eExpand
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