Heather Bixler

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Refuse and promiscuous-landing synanthropic filth flies, such as house flies (Musca domestica), are recognized as transport hosts for a variety of protozoan and metazoan parasites in addition to viral and bacterial pathogens of public health importance. Exposure of adult M. domestica to 20 ml of bovine diarrheal feces containing Cryptosporidium parvum(More)
References 1. Saikku P, Mattila K, Nieminen MS, Huttunen JL, Leinonen M, Ekman M-R, et al. Serological evidence of an association of a novel Chlamydia, TWAR, with chronic coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction. Lancet 1988;ii:983-5. 2. Saikku P. The epidemiology and significance of Chlamydia pneumoniae. J Infect 1992;25 Suppl I:27-34. 3.(More)
Convivial and playful, the ferret has cohabited with humans for hundreds of years. Maintenance of this mustelid's health and quality of life is paramount for the endurance of the human-animal bond. This review article for veterinary care givers, veterinarians, and staff, encompasses discussions on: husbandry, clinical techniques, prevalent diseases, history(More)
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