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In 2007, Vietnam experienced swine disease outbreaks causing clinical signs similar to the 'porcine high fever disease' that occurred in China during 2006. Analysis of diagnostic samples from the disease outbreaks in Vietnam identified porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2). Additionally,… (More)
Experimental studies of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in feral swine are limited, and data for clinical manifestations and disease transmissibility are lacking. In this report, feral and domestic swine were experimentally infected with FMDV (A24-Cruzeiro), and susceptibility and virus transmission were studied. Feral swine were proved to be highly… (More)
We present a description of a rare but dangerous case of fungal meningitis caused by Aspergillus terreus in an immunocompetent patient with a history of sinus disease.
We consider the problem of ranking Web documents within a multicriteria framework and propose a novel approach for the purpose. We focus on the design of a set of criteria aiming at capturing complementary aspects of relevance, while acknowledging that each criterion has a limited precision. Moreover, we provide algorithmic solutions to aggregate these… (More)
A new standard of care for the management of peritoneal surface malignancy patients with gastrointestinal malignancy and perito-neal mesothelioma 3–5. The objectives of the present manuscript are to review the clinical tools currently available to assess carcinomatosis and to create a rationale for a new treatment strategy that involves crs and hipec.… (More)