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Human brucellosis: seroprevalence and associated exposure factors among abattoir workers in Abuja, Nigeria - 2011
Introduction Brucellosis, a neglected debilitating zoonosis, is a recognized occupational hazard with a high prevalence in developing countries. Transmission to humans can occur through contact withExpand
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Sub-clinical mastitis and associated risk factors on lactating cows in the Savannah Region of Nigeria
BackgroundSub-clinical mastitis limits milk production and represents an important barrier to profitable livestock economics worldwide. Milk production from cows in Nigeria is not at optimum levelsExpand
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Transmission dynamics and control of Ebola virus disease outbreak in Nigeria, July to September 2014.
We analyse up-to-date epidemiological data of the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Nigeria as of 1 October 2014 in order to estimate the case fatality rate, the proportion of healthcare workersExpand
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Avian Influenza Risk Perception among Poultry Workers, Nigeria
The Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria and ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute provided funding for this research.
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The cost-benefit of biosecurity measures on infectious diseases in the Egyptian household poultry.
Increased animal intensification presents with increasing risks of animal diseases. The Egyptian household poultry is peculiar in its management style and housing and this present with particularExpand
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Risk factors for farm-level African swine fever infection in major pig-producing areas in Nigeria, 1997-2011.
African swine fever (ASF) is an economically devastating disease for the pig industry, especially in Africa. Identifying what supports infection on pig farms in this region remains the key componentExpand
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Control Versus No Control: Options for Avian Influenza H5N1 in Nigeria
In January 2006, an outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was recorded in Nigeria for the first time. This present work describes an estimation of possible costs associated with aExpand
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Molecular diagnosis of African Swine Fever by a new real-time PCR using universal probe library.
A highly sensitive and specific real-time PCR method was developed for the reliable and rapid detection of African swine fever virus (ASFV). The method uses a commercial Universal Probe Library (UPL)Expand
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Avian influenza A(H5N1) in humans: lessons from Egypt.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) has ravaged the Egyptian poultry population. Ninety human cases, including 27 fatalities have been recorded by 30 December, 2009. However, epidemiologicalExpand
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